Nearly two weeks after he was hauled off by authorities and admitted
to a psych ward over his own Facebook postings, retired Marine Brandon
Raub is speaking out about his detainment and what Americans should know
about their right to free speech.
Raub, a 26-year-old decorated military vet that served two tours
overseas, was visited by agents with the US Secret Service, the FBI and
local law enforcement on August 16 after statements he made on his
personal Facebook page raised the eyebrows of authorities. Posts calling
for a political revolution and even lyrical excerpts from rap songs
placed his social networking profile on the government’s radar, and
after briefly questioning him at his house two weeks ago, Raub was
handcuffed and hauled off.
One week later he was released
from custody, but Raub and his attorney say that not only was no crime
committed, but that the Marin
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