You have to join in the discussion over at AmericaBlog (where I cribbed this pic) It’s about how it is becoming clear that a dialogue with the fundamentalist citizens of this nation is just not possible when biblical teaching trumps all.
This 40-foot-tall bust of Jesus outside Solid Rock Church in Monroe, Ohio, is a symbol of the strong Christian values in Butler County, which gave the president his largest margin of victory in any county in the state, with 52,000 votes. (Baltimore Sun photo by Karl Merton Ferron)
And as several have pointed out, the money spent on creating this “Christian” monstrousity (I thought it was one of Saddam’s old palaces when I first saw it) could have been spent on good works in the community, but apparently that thought escaped these members of the Solid Rock Church in Monroe, Ohio. Here’s a link to the Baltimore Sun article that started the discussion.