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State senator attacks Bible, Christians

Black Democrat: Jesus 'looked more like me than you all'

(Nebraska Watchdog) While filibustering a bill that would expand a prison work program, a Nebraska state senator fired verbal shots at the former lieutenant governor who resigned for using his state cell phone to make personal calls, a former senator who gambled away campaign donations, the Catholic church, the Bible, Christians and, last but not least, the governor.

Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers — famous for his bold pronouncements, oratorical flourishes and mastery of parliamentary procedure when he comes across a bill he doesn’t like — launched his full-on attack Wednesday. Chambers is back in the Legislature this year after a four-year absence due to term limits.

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