April 28, 2015 1:30 pm -


Meet Vietnam veteran Robert Valentine, a man who stood up to young rioters in Baltimore and shamed them. Valentine stepped in front of a police line in the midst of the Baltimore riots to tell the rioters and looters to go home. In an interview with CNN, Valentine identified himself as “just a soldier.” When Valentine‚Ķ


D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

6 responses to Vietnam Vet Shames Rioters

  1. William April 28th, 2015 at 4:10 pm

    “I’m not black, white, red, yellow or nothing.”

    He concluded, “I am American.”

    • allison1050 April 28th, 2015 at 5:45 pm


  2. allison1050 April 28th, 2015 at 5:43 pm

    What a man! What a vet!

  3. Gadea April 28th, 2015 at 7:09 pm

    If you can find even one just and honest person, I will not destroy the city.

    Robert Valentine is that person.

  4. rg9rts April 29th, 2015 at 1:40 am

    Where is A2P ??? He thinks Viet Nam Vets are cowards… This is what we are about.. being americans …..I learned a lot about my fellow americans during my war years and don’t regret the experience…maybe we should have a mandatory draft…these miscreants would get the education and self discipline they sorely lack

  5. craig7120 April 29th, 2015 at 9:29 am

    “I’m just an old hippie who wants to give peace a chance.”

    These men were my older brothers in the 70’s and I thank them for being role models back in the day. They went on to be welders, pipe fitters, carpenters, firefighters, police officers, brewery bottlers, all had opportunities at making a living. Today’s young need to know the same opportunities exist.