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Jess Payne, 48, owns a real estate appraisal firm. He is very active in business, including--but not limited to--real estate dealings and investments. As he grew up on a farm, his parents instilled in him the value and lessons of hard work, responsibility, and trusting in a higher power. He attended a private college studying theology and psychology and earning a B.S. degree. The graduate school saw potential and offered him a much sought-after internship in their Masters program. During the two years he was in the program, Mr. Payne became involved in counseling, providing day and weekend seminars around the northwest, and taught classes at the college level.

Restless and unfulfilled, he turned to a period of roaming, mingling, and interacting with all types of people in all kinds of places. Mr Payne says: "Feeling the need for a more well-rounded education and experience, I converted to liberalism, but after a few years I was even emptier than before. Age, but mostly a good wife, brought me balance and fulfillment. I have studied and worked harder than ever and have achieved a good life, which gives me the time to invest in my other true love: religious, social, and political analysis, diologue, and commentary. I believe we are in a time of tremendous change, peril, and opportunity. The fight in our country for political control at any cost (primarily our freedom is at stake) is real and staggering. All of us should do everything we can to be involved in the Wake Up Call!"

Jess can be contacted at jpayne@rmci.net.



Plagiarizing wisdom
Jess Payne
November 6, 2003

No one thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism, as well as abilities, of the various politicians who are engaged in discussions of war and freedom. But . . .



The wrecking crew
Jess Payne
August 4, 2003

The old building resisted continued attempts at violation and dismantling. The large wrecking ball did damage but not fatal, and only repetition began to . . .



Musings and wonderings!
Jess Payne
May 14, 2003

Let's see now, where are we today, as a nation, as a society? I cannot speak for you, but every now and then I have to come up for air, climb a mountain, or . . .



May our babies grow up to be cowboys!
Jess Payne
April 30, 2003

I grew up watching Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, and the Lone Ranger with his "Hi Ho Silver!" There were also movies about Wyatt Earp, Batt Masterson, and on and on . . .



Free speech?
Jess Payne
April 8, 2003

If free speech is so valued in America, why are so many politicians, judges, attorneys, ministers, and citizens so intent on restricting it? There are many . . .



Capitalism and the antiwar crowd
Jess Payne
March 22, 2003

Laissez-faire capitalism recognizes the free nature of man. An individual's pursuit of his own self interests also leads to the benefits and self interests of . . .



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