Geraldo Rivera Divulges Plans for Gen Mattis’ Surprise Birthday Party Jay September 8, 2012 News 19 Comments Follow Duffel Blog: MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL – The servicemembers of Central Command (CENTCOM) were shocked to learn that intiricate plans for a surprise birthday party for General James “Mad Dog” Mattis have been leaked by television journalist Geraldo Rivera. “I wanna know who let the cat outta the bag,” said CENTCOM Command Sergeant Major Frank “Kung Fu” Grippe. “This is bullshit. We had a cake planned. And punch. Now it’s ruined.” The leak occurred during a recent episode of “The O’Reilly Factor” on Fox News Channel. During a heated discussion, host Bill O’Reilly challenged Rivera to explain comments that “he was close to many top defense officials.” “What do you know, Rivera? You know squat. Bupkus. You got nothin’!,” O’Reilly said. Rivera then let slip that “I know that CENTCOM is planning a surprise birthday party for ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis. How do you like that shit, you pompous ass?” At that point, Rivera produced a laminated situation map indicating when and where the party was to take place, as well as the planned activities, invitees and other critical details. O’Reilly quickly cut to commercial before Rivera could go to a sand table to discuss the exact party location and how everyone would be getting there. A Fox News Channel producer, speaking anonymously, stated that O’Reilly, knowing Gen Mattis enjoyed impromptu gatherings, had to go to break before Rivera could divulge any more details. “Once we were clear, Bill just went apeshit,” the producer said. “He called Geraldo every name in the book. Let’s face it, Bill’s temper is legendary, and he loves the troops, especially Mattis. They go alligator hunting together for crying out loud.” The response at MacDill Air Force Base has been guarded. A Security Forces Senior Airman, speaking anonomously, said “If the general knows, he’s not letting on. (CSM Frank) Grippe is freaking the fuck out, so is (CENTCOM Chief of Staff Major General Karl) Horst. Last time I saw him at the PX he was muttering about ‘fileting the son of a bitch who let it slip.’ He said it like it was pre-ordained. Like it had already happened.” Meanwhile, CENTCOM Deputy Commander Vice Admiral Robert Harward is optimistic that the party will go forward without much word getting to Gen Mattis. “Listen, it’s not a big deal. It was just going to be some staff types, anyway. The real party’s going to be at the Outback Steak … shit. Forget I said that.” A long-time friend of Mattis’, retired Master Gunnery Sergeant Otto Fischbein, said that Mattis is hard to surprise. “Fucker’s got a sixth sense about him. He sees plans within plans. You’re not gettin’ anything past Jim, I’ll tell ya that.” MGySgt Fischbein explained Gen Mattis’ perceptive powers. “There was this time at Okinawa. I was his Platoon Sergeant. Here’s this shave tail looey, just outta Quantico, full of piss and vinegar. Literally. All he drank was vinegar. Anyway, we’re heading out for a foot march and we get out about four, five clicks. He stops, dead still. He looks at the squad leaders and whispers ‘Time to die.’ He reaches down, picks up this old Jap mortar round and hurls it a good 125 meters. He yells, ‘Get down unless ya want a window where your guts are!’ It blows up, we were well safe with that arm of his. Coulda killed us all. We marched over that very spot thirty, forty times. He spots this round first time out. I can’t count the number of snakes he killed that first march, either. We didn’t see any snakes for weeks. They knew not to fuck with Mad Dog.” A Duffel Blog investigative reporter was able to speak with Gen Mattis briefly. When asked if he had plans for his 62nd birthday, Gen Mattis merely winked, smiled and then punched the reporter in the throat. Unconfirmed reports have also said he pulled a .45 caliber pistol but was quickly subdued by his staff. Reports from sources close to the General’s inner circle reveal a recently transferred Public Affairs Major may have notified Rivera about the planned event. The unnamed Major was transferred to the newest ISAF Public Affairs office at Khaki Safed, in Farah Province, Afghanistan. The Major’s primary role now is “to faithfully and honestly tell the story of the ISAF mision” to the local goat herders and opium farmers in the remote outpost. Don't miss the next story.Get the latest news and alerts from Duffel Blog delivered to your inbox—free. Short URL: http://duffelblog.com/fBYL6 Chad Underdonk says: January 3, 2014 at 2:55 AM That poor Public Affairs officer. Doesn’t anyone see the truth? General Mattis’s combat antennae went off telling him something was going down. Then the General leaked the information. Why you ask? It was his way of inviting insurgents to party crash. After all, what kind of party would it be if the only necks he had to snap were 2nd Looies? Josh Noble says: January 3, 2014 at 2:55 AM The Tales of Gen. Mattis should become a movie. Like the Tall Tales of old of Buffalo Bill and Davy Crockett and such. Bazooka Joe says: January 3, 2014 at 2:55 AM HA! Gerald FINALLY got his hands smacked for ‘drawing a line in the sand’ during the Iraq War! I was wondering when he’d get his. Now that female reporter from CNN needs her ass kicked for having her cameraman pan Marine Corps Snipers as they were readying for patrol. Dumbasses, one and all Now ‘Mad Dod’ Mattis’ birthday surprise is ruined. He may never get over it. I know I won’t! Drew Neilson says: January 3, 2014 at 2:55 AM I know that this is satire, but I think that Geraldo is a moron anyways. I laughed, but my assessment of Geraldo still stands. Jeffrey Ray Hardin says: January 3, 2014 at 2:55 AM My poor Southern tickler can’t take much more of this! My gawd, the man is insanely vain…Both of them… D Peeples sr says: September 8, 2012 at 10:11 PM My convoy encountered him at a small base in mid 2003 in Iraq. No one would talk or give him the time of day. DUFFLE BLOG RULES A FAN KPMcQ says: September 17, 2012 at 10:52 AM shit stainz probably stil cryin bout it on Da VIEW WID DA BITCHES underWEAR that shit stainz BE LONGS! In da shitter! bad boyz bad boyz WATCHABLE GONNA DOO DOO?!! pp panties/bronie/brownie /ponie /IPad pounderz/noforceneedeboyz/cum-man-boy-doerz! gerraldine YOO who? Cum FEEL THE CHAIR FORCE! Darrell B. says: September 8, 2012 at 5:11 PM Sweet Jesus… it’s becomes the opposite of anything remotely clever or funny. I…why… fucking nose started bleeding. I heard that CENTCOM is kidnapping virgins from Mad Dog’s many victims to strip at his party… as soon as they can find out where he hid the keys to Heaven. Kevin P. McQuade says: September 8, 2012 at 1:26 PM Know any ONE WANTS to pick up THIER CHAIR and STRIKE A BLOW FOR FREEDOM? Yeah? That’s if va will even pay for it, but don’t worry, that PERSON IS ON THIER FEET PISSING ON AND LOOKING DOWN ON those on THIER KNEES! HOWZ BOUT IT CHAIR halt toe! Whatcha gonna Do whenTHAT DAY COMES FOR YOU? BITCH! Kevin P. McQuade says: September 8, 2012 at 1:15 PM Just sorta a dim bulb sum tymes. Dats y day calls me SUNNY! Kevin P. McQuade says: September 8, 2012 at 1:08 PM There ARE things SOAP& don’t WASH OFF! Just a word or three; How bout we IN BED mr KARO ATE ME, geraldo is a baby blue belt, with GUNNY OR “THE” GENERAL , and “USE” his IN BEDDED ness for another ohh smFART unbeknownst to U.S. MILTEL super secret decoder ring Bronie Pony Stuff! See if I can FINGER this HOLE thing OUT! While THE GEN & GUNNY keep u NO wHOOO0000ooo IN BEDded win the LO CALS; (Baffeling/W/BS), Throw out, Bronie’s Ponies, from Arieo ,plANUS’US, while Bronie’s Brownie rEAL special noFORCE IS NEEDED BOYZ; SLIP IN FEOM BEHIND; all the while the GLITTER form the Ponies day ASSES ELS the tASSES ELS , then the Ground UP noFORCE NEEDED BOYZ from the CHAIR FORCE CAN CAN SMASH THE MF IN THE FACE AGAIN AND AGAIN UNTIL THEY FINISH HE JOB THAT WAS STARTED ON HIM ON STAGE MANY YEARS GAY GO!! How’m I doin 2 day? BDFB NEVER OUT ! Lt. Butero-Trinkejo says: September 8, 2012 at 3:20 PM I think you may have cause me to have a stroke, I can’t feel the left side of my body. I have no clue what you wrote and may god have mercy on your soul. Kevin P. McQuade says: September 8, 2012 at 4:57 PM Nicest thing An LT EVERST SAID 2 this ole Broken Down FlyBoy! One thing, slow down, read slower and remember ” HOOKED ON PHONICS ” ! Don’t get Shawled in by no Trawlin Trooelerz! Sound out da wirdz end sea waht eye’am seyING! Den shIT mite mean sum tin! Michelle Lotz-lynch says: September 8, 2012 at 11:48 AM If I only had balls and the opportunity to meet the “famous” Geraldo, he would get a handshake he could never wash off. former Sgt O' Marines says: September 8, 2012 at 10:40 AM I was thinking of getting the general a gift. But he called me as i was thinking and told me to.stop thinking about it so loudly. He then poured hot coffee on me through the phone. Yut. Lt. Butero-Trinkejo says: September 8, 2012 at 11:55 AM Doesn’t it fucking suck…I drove all the way to Clermont, KY (with a carload of balloons mind you) to get a special barrel of Jim Beam, only to find carved in it, “Nice try butter bar.” I have been planning this for years since my uncle was a Gunny and met him in 29 Palms and said, “This fucking Captain is gawd!” I saved my allowance for a year. Sent in a special envelope with my copy dad’s stolen ID and bought a barrel to be aged until this date… Goddamnit, now not only do I have to tell my Uncle, a retired Master Guns I failed, but now I fucked up in my part of the elaborate plan… Lt. Butero-Trinkejo says: September 8, 2012 at 9:45 AM I do not have a carload of balloons if anyone asks…fuckin’ Geraldo.