Required Reading – August 25 Afternoon Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

O’Neil: Judge Foils ‘Deep State Bureaucrats’ in Obamacare Case, Demands IRS Return $839M to 6 States

“‘This is a prime example of how the administrative state works — and how difficult it can be to unravel the work of deep state bureaucrats,’ Louisiana Solicitor General Liz Murrill, who helped argue the case, told PJ Media. In the ruling, U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) had unlawfully required six states — Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, Texas, and Wisconsin — to foot the bill for health care providers, paying a fee that Obamacare clearly exempted them from.”

Read more at PJ Media.

Brest: A Judge Who Founded A PP Clinic Is Now Preventing More Videos To Be Released

“David Daleiden, the project lead at The Center for Medical Progress, discussed the gag order a judge issued to prevent him from releasing at least a dozen tapes incriminating Planned Parenthood on Tucker Carlson’s show Thursday night. […] ‘Judge Orrick, for his part is the founder of a Planned Parenthood clinic in northern California, in San Francisco. He helped open and run and fund this Planned Parenthood clinic for many years before he was a judge,’ . . . ‘Now he is somehow the judge who is sitting in judgment over these lawsuits brought by planned Parenthood and their proxies with the National Abortion Federation trying to shut down my freedom of speech, . . .'”

Read more at Daily Caller.

Freiburger: Same-sex couple ‘married’ by Justice Ginsberg accused of drugging, raping student

“Rising baritone singer Samuel Schultz has accused a prominent homosexual couple whose ‘marriage’ was officiated by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of drugging and violently raping him in 2010, the New York Daily News reports.That year, as a 23-year-old graduate student at Rice University, Schultz says he met opera countertenor David Daniels and conductor Scott Walters at a closing night party for Houston Grand Opera’s run of ‘Xerxes.’ According to his complaint, they invited him back to the apartment they were staying in for drinks, where he blacked out after just a couple sips. […]  ‘I was not willing to risk a career in opera by exposing this truth. But I know that I am not alone.'”

Read more at LifeSite News.

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