Obama Sides With Wall Street Protesters?
Special guest host Rose Tennent kicked off Friday’s show discussing the protests on Wall Street. Tennent was surprised how sympathetic Obama was with the protesters. “Couldn’t he have at least defended Wall Street just a little? After all they have contributed to job growth and the GDP. But instead, what Obama has done is given these protesters a position of importance. He’s given them credibility,” Tennent explained. “The leader of our country says ‘I hope you keep doing what you’re doing.’” You can listen to Tennent’s entire opening monologue about the Wall Street Protests by clicking here.
Former Muslim Faces Execution
Rose Tennent invited Jay Sekulow, Founder for the American Center for Law & Justice, to the program to discuss Youcef Nadarkhani, a Christian, who has been sentenced to death because he “abandoned” his Muslim faith. Youcef was raised Muslim, and since he left Islam to embrace Christianity, he is now an apostate or someone who abandons their faith. In Iran's understanding of Sharia law, the penalty for apostasy is death. There is no penalty for apostasy in the Christian religion. If you're no longer a Roman Catholic, you can be excommunicated. “Under Sharia law they have given him three chances to recant his belief in Jesus. He has refused to do it,” Sekulow explained. “Iran is backtracking now and saying they are not putting him to death for apostasy but because of either rape, murder or because he’s a Zionist.” Either? That’s right; the Iranians haven’t decided what to charge him with. Sekulow explained he is working with lawyers over in Iran to free Mr. Nadarkhani . “What we really need right now is a statement from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, which, up until this point have been really weak. This man could be put to death at a moment’s notice,” Sekulow explained. For more on this disturbing story please click here.
Gingrich: America Wants Somebody With A Solution
With Chris Christie and Governor Palin officially out of the running, well, we may now have a clear view of what the final field of GOP contenders are. Sean was joined by one such contender, Newt Gingrich, while broadcasting live in Atlanta. Gingrich explained that next year’s election will be a huge opportunity for the country and he presented several ideas to get the country back on track. “Repeal Obamacare, follow the Reagan policy of creating jobs. He created a million, 100,000 jobs in September of '83. We will find out in the morning how Obama's doing. An American Energy Policy, control the border by January 1, 2014, period, no excuses. Balance the federal budget. Modernize it to save at least $500 billion a year with modern management systems,” Gingrich suggested. You can watch Sean’s interview with the former speaker by clicking here.
Jay Alan Sekulow (born June 10, 1956 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American attorney and radio talkshow host. He currently serves as Chief Counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), a conservative religious organization founded by evangelist Pat Robertson to oppose the American Civil Liberties Union, as well as serving as Chief Counsel of the European Centre for Law and Justice.
Scott W. Rasmussen (born circa 1955) is an American public opinion pollster. He is the founder and president of Rasmussen Reports. He also co-founded the sports network ESPN, and is currently president of the Methodist Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association in Ocean Grove, New Jersey, where he resides.