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His wife and mother that.
Deeply disturbing obviously what she's had to go through with the kids.
They're all those who would say this -- knew where it was going.
Their -- laws against preaching christianity.
Why do it well it should she said I guess he looked Kansas -- which which is admirable but it.
As a I have to question look at as a parent.
-- you put yourself in the situation got two little kids at home I look I -- respected religious views I respect that he's very serious about those views.
But you're right you know there's the question of why he's there I do think he's politically hearings.
-- it to some extent.
And size of their highlighting his plight the same time.
From what I understand what Iranians don't push for their backs up against the wall publicly meeting privately -- -- department that they don't does that pass the -- secure about where.
Anyway we asked they had to be that we are the same question would the with the high because when they were that brand why.
Why you hiking anywhere.
AA whether they -- there and or Iran and -- why would you -- -- right along.
I mean Iranians are -- and these are not good people -- and bothering people themselves with their leadership or not these that these are among most miserable sort of oppressive.
People on the planet.
So it's not excuse their behavior fairly.
That's the thing about all -- You -- -- know what you're getting in your -- that part of the world.
Jim thank you for being here at the entire time I don't know I don't know we only -- look humiliating it was accompanied.
The what -- -- you view all of this particular case and -- parallels -- -- -- without hi this thing where I mean it is you know.
Christian evangelism -- belief in christianity is a powerful force to put it mildly the other -- -- by the Pope in the first 250 years in the pope's.
It if look him up and they all have the last recession and their martyrdom minute an -- like -- like every Pope for 250 years was killed.
By virtue of being.
Leader -- that then Catholic faith so -- it happens.
You know that it's.
Does it -- The hallmark of a civilization is their ability to be tolerant to people who don't agree with you know as Oliver Wendell Holmes said you know free speech and freedom of religion is not for the speech and religion -- -- -- for the -- -- -- we hate.
And the ratings obviously don't feel that land and it hurts their country.
Her serve would not just in terms -- and outs like in them but in terms -- our ability to have sort of -- problems and think think think -- instruments on.
But I am I will admit it's one -- to be a Christian believer Christian believer in getting troubles I think has been hiking for fun there's a lot of mountains and earliest.
Got to get to Turkey you know I cannot -- echoes the Iranian border over the Iranian border yes to listen to this my choices you have to be a question the sun times in the -- -- suggest going.
The question is note that this -- they're wanting to be a martyr for -- and again very admirable -- he wanted to do but.
Then going there with the understanding that he was the possibility was gonna get -- for me.
Sports are a couple of W is weighing in on this SM -- says it's sad but why would he go in that I was guaranteed imprisonment no questions cost.
Down -- Texas says building an orphanage is threatening national security around.
Since when is christianity a threat to national security well you have to go announced the Iranians they they've they're the ones who decided that it that it is.
And site -- Dini as we were just saying kind of kind of knew that.
Canada says I feel for the guy but he knew he was in a dangerous place.
And he knew they would not tolerate his religious views and he continued to defy them his choice and basically his problem.
That's the sad reality is that it's obviously a huge problem.
Terrible situation -- life.
And those kids to be in and we certainly wish his family.
All the best as they seek to get a -- -- the State Department which show we assume and hope is doing.
Everything -- can behind the scenes as they so often -- in these situations week helping privy to it.
Because the Iran -- don't like these things being talked about publicly and we've seen it in so many other cases.
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