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Me, Joseph Farah, Skagway, Alaska, August 2011.

While hopping across puddles in the city of Ketchikan, Alaska, where it rains 360 days a year, which makes it very green and beautiful, I fell into step with Joseph Farah, the creator and CEO of WND. Our group was going to see the salmon swim upstream and spawn. Somehow the conversation got around to Bernardine Dohrn. Joseph knew her. And he knew William Ayers. What?!

“Were you a communist?!” I said.

“Worse than that. I was left of communism,” Joseph said with a chuckle.

I tried to think what would be left of communism. I guess, chaos. Yeah, chaos. That is extreme right also. So, I guess if you go extreme left, you come back again full circle.

I said, “So, before you were a Christian …?”

“Yeah.”

“Is that what changed you?”

“Yeah.”

“And, Jesse Corti (our mutual friend, a singer/actor) led you to Christ in college?”

“Yeah.”

“And, that changed your politics?”

“Yeah.”

I had to hear more about this. I love to know the stories of how and why people change their life direction 180 degrees. So, I asked Joseph Farah for an interview, and he graciously obliged.

Here it is:

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