Statue of Liberation

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The nation’s descent roars on: in preparation for the Situational Tour of the Bible Belt next month, I uncovered this extraordinary work of post-modern kitsch.

The 72-foot sea-foam-green Statue of Liberation overlooking Hickory Hill in Memphis, TN is now being erected in front of the 12,000-member World Overcomers Outreach Ministries Church.

The new Statue of Liberation Through Christ is a replica of the original Statue of Liberty with a cross in the right hand and the Ten Commandments tablets in the left hand; designed to remind America of its spiritual liberation and its foundation in God.

“This statue proves that Jesus Christ is Lord over America, he is Lord over Tennessee, he is Lord over Memphis.” – Apostle Alton R. Williams

Perhaps we should give old lady liberty back to the French?