When Roger Stone’s house was raided by the FBI, it sparked conversation and serious questions about the justification of force, the presumption of innocence and the power of the government to bring its endless resources to bear on a private individual.
While many were questioning the aggression and overreach of a government agency towards an American citizen, I wasn’t the least bit surprised. Why? Because it’s happening to my family right now – and to a much greater extent.
My brother is Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL and father of three who has served this country for nearly 20 years. His highly decorated record includes eight combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq and medals for leadership, good conduct and valor – the kind that you get for clearing 50 stalls in a bazaar in Afghanistan and defending a rooftop solo against a barrage of incoming enemy fire.