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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Three Commercials featuring Ini Kamoze's 1994 Dancehall Hit Record "Here Comes The Hotstepper" (with explanation about what "hotstepper", "lyrical gangsta", & "murderer' means in that song) some meanings of that song's lyrics)



COMMENT ON COMMERCIAL 2, May 10, 2024

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Edited by Azizi Powell

This pancocojams post showcases three videos of commercials (ads) that feature Ini Kamoze's hit 1994 Jamaican Dancehall record "Here Comes The Hotstepper".

This pancocojams post also presents three YouTube videos that feature Ini Karmoze's record "Here Comes The Hotstepper".

Selected comments from the discussion thread for the Starbucks commercial video that is embedded . at the top of this post presents questions and my response about the meanings of the words "murderer", "lyrical gangsta", and "hotstepper" in Ini Kamoze's Dancehall record "Here Comes The Hotstepper".

The content of this post is presented for cultural, linguistic, and entertainment purposes.

All copyrights remain with their owners.

Thanks to Ini Kamozi for his musical legacy. Thanks to all those who produced these showcased videos and thanks to all of those who are quoted in this post.  

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SHOWCASE VIDEO #2 - Olips Menthol Ad-Here Comes the Hotstepper


Verse Music Group, Dec 6, 2010

Ini Kamoze - "Here Comes the Hotstepper" featured in 2011 Olips Menthol advertising campaign

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SHOWCASE VIDEO #3 - Evian Baby Me Commercial



Davide Preese, April 22, 2013 

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INFORMATION ABOUT INI KAMOZE'S "HERE COMES THE HOTSTEPPER" SONG
From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Here_Comes_the_Hotstepper
" "Here Comes the Hotstepper" is a song co-written and recorded by Jamaican dancehall artist Ini Kamoze. It was released as the lead single from his 1995 album of the same name as well as the soundtrack to the film Prêt-à-Porter. It is known for its "naaaa na na na naaaa..." chorus inspired by the Cannibal and the Headhunters version of "Land of 1000 Dances".

The song was Kamoze's only song to reach the top 40 on the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking atop the chart on 17 December 1994 and remaining there for two weeks. It also became a number-one hit in Denmark, New Zealand, and Zimbabwe and a top-10 hit in 13 other countries

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.Impact, legacy and cover versions

Blender listed the song at number 492 in their ranking of "The 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born" in 2005.[79] BuzzFeed listed it at number 46 in their list of "The 101 Greatest Dance Songs Of the '90s" in 2017.[80] Billboard placed "Here Comes the Hotstepper" at number 126 in their ranking of "Billboard's Top Songs of the '90s" in 2019.[81]"...

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WHAT "HOTSTEPPER", "LYRICAL GANGSTA" AND "MURDERER" MEANS IN INI KAMOZE'S SONG "HERE COMES THE HOTSTEPPER"
These comments are from the discussion thread for the video that is embedded at the top of this post. (I wrote one of those comments.)

Numbers are given for referencing purposes only. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVAzFnz4Iek

1. @Tsleeper, May 13, 2024
"Why is Starbucks promoting a song about a gangster murderer?"

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2. @BLESSFUL-Bliss, May 18, 2024
" "Lyrical gangster". You gotta pay attention to lyrics; words matter."

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3. @cypress4539, May 20, 2024
"I totally agree! Why would Starbucks glorify gangster murders?

Didn't someone listen to the lyrics?"

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4. @winstonsuz, May 22, 2024
"I couldn't get the words watching commercial so I had to come search it  out and then I wondered why Starbucks would want a song where they keep singing "murderer"?    I like the music can I get it to go without lyrics?"

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5. @azizip171, May 22, 2024
"@winstonsuz  As other people have already written, in Ini Kamoze song "Here Comes The Hotstepper",  the word "murderer" means that Kamoze  is a "lyrical gangsta" (meaning Kamoze and that record's producers took beats and lyrics from several records that had already been released.)

 A May 19, 2024 article by Dani Mallick https://www.dancehallmag.com/2024/05/19/features/the-story-behind-the-song-ini-kamozes-hotstepper-heats-up-again-in-starbucks-ad.html "The Story Behind The Song: Ini Kamoze’s ‘Hotstepper’ Heats Up Again In Starbucks Ad" indicates that "Hot Stepper, [is] a Jamaican slang for someone who’s evading the law'"

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Remi [the producer of a remix of that Ini Kamoze record] use[d ] the drums/bass from Taana Gardner’s Heartbeat (1981), which was the most prominent of several samples he included in the song….

"Here Comes The Hot Stepper" also included the “na na na na na…” chorus from the Cannibal and the Headhunters version of Land of a Thousand Dances (1964), guitar notes from Isaac Hayes’ Hung Up On My Baby (1974), the “murderer” chant from Shabba Ranks’ Roots and Culture (1990), and other vocals/lyrics from The Mohawks’ Champ (1968), Bobby Byrd’s Hot Pants (1972) and Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick’s La Di Da Di (1985)."

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In addition, the word "murderer" that is chanted in Ina Kamoze's "Here comes the Hotstepper" record means that he is  "killing it". In this context, 'killing it" means that this record beats out [kills off] all of its competition" .

And it actually did since "Here Comes The Hotstepper" was a #1 record in several countries and (among other things) that record is still used in movies, tv programs, and commercials.”

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Tennessee Brando -"Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body" (an originally composed Country music song that parodies United States Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene)


Tennessee Brando, May 19, 2024 
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Tennessee Brando's song "Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body" begins at 4:27 in this video.

Since Representative Jasmine Crockett (D-Texas) first said those words on May 16, 2024, a lot of people have published podcasts and music videos that have the title "Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body". 

As of May 21, 2024, Tennessee Brando's composition may be the only music example that isn't a remix or a tune that was created by Artificial Intelligence (AI). Also, Tennessee Brando's song is by far the most viral example of the "Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body" songs/remixes.

The video on X (formerly known as Twitter) was published on May 18, 2024 at 4:26 PM. .As of May 21, 2024 at 3:32 PM that X/Twitter video had a total of 6.5 million views.

The video of Tennessee Brando's song in this pancocojams post was published on YouTube on May 18, 2024. As of May 21, 2024 at 
3:40 PM, that video had a total of 165,138 views. 

Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0czmKDrJto  for a video that Tennessee Brando published on May 21, 2024 this is a looped (repeating) version of his original song.

Here's a comment from the discussion thread of that YouTube video:
@alibobo2009,May 21, 2024
"We really need some good songs to keep our hearts encouraged.  In the spirit of Woody Guthrie and Pete Seager.  Keeps things serious and light at the same time.  Good one."

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Edited by Azizi Powell 

This is Part III of a three part pancocojams series about the now infamous May 16, 2024 United States House (Congressional) Oversight Committee hearing.

This post focuses on 
Tennessee Brando's originally composed (American) Country music genre song entitled "Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body". The Background section of this video provides information about the inspiration for this song.

This post also includes the lyrics about this song as well as selected comments from the discussion thread for this embedded video. 

Click https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2024/05/what-words-bleach-blonde-bad-built.html for Part I of this pancocojams series. That post showcases C-SPAN footage of a portion of the May 16, 2024 House of Representatives Oversight committee hearing and presents two excerpts about the heated exchange that occurred at that hearing between Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (also known as "MTG", Republican-Georgia, Representative Jasmine Crockett (Democrat-Texas), and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (also known as "AOC", Democrat-New York).

That pancocojams post also presents explanations and comments about the vernacular meanings of the words "bleach blonde", "bad built', and "butch body" that was spoken by Representative Jasmine Crockett during that hearing.

In addition, that pancocojams post presents definitions and comments about the pejorative vernacular meaning of the words "Baby girl, don't even play" that was spoken by Representative Ocasio-Cortez during that May 16, 2024 hearing..

Click https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2024/05/representative-alexandria-ocasio-cortez.html for Part II of this pancocojams series.That post showcases a video of C-SPAN footage of that May 16, 2024 House of Representatives Oversight Committee hearing, with a focus on the portion of that hearing in which a female Republican House Representative tells two other female Democratic House Representatives to "calm down" and "control themselves".

The content of this post is presented for folkloric, entertainment, political, and aesthetic purposes.

All copyrights remain with their owners.

Thanks to Tennessee Brando, and thanks to United States Representative Jasmine Crockett and United States Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for their words in that May 16, 2024 House Oversight Committee hearing which inspired Tennessee Brando's original song and inspired  numerous other "Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body" remixes. Thanks also to all those who are quoted in this post.    

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BACKGROUND FOR THIS SONG
Tennessee Brando's song "Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body" immortalizes the words that were spoken by Representative Jasmine Crockett (Democrat-Texas) in the form of a question to the Chairman of that Congressional hearing. Crockett asked for clarification about the Committee rules and consequences about making negative personal descriptions of other Representatives.

The words "bleach blonde bad built butch body" are an unflattering description of Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene. Those words were spoken by Democratic Representative Jasmine Croker on May 16, 2024 as a clever clapback (retort) that was disguised as a question to James Comer, the Republican Chairperson of the United States House (Congressional) Oversight Committee hearing,

As background, during that late night Congressional hearing Greene (who is a White American) snidely referred to the long fake eyelashes that were worn by Crockett (who is African American.). Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez filed a motion to reprimand Greene for violating Committee rules against insulting a Representative's personal appearance. However, the Chairperson basically ignored that motion. At that point, Crockett asked the Chairperson for clarification about what would be considered a violation of that rule, for instance would saying that someone was a bleach blond bad built body a violation of that rule?

There were a lot of heated exchanges between Greene, Crockett, and some other Representatives during that Oversight Committee hearing,. Among the exchanges that occurred that evening was the statement "Oh girl, baby girl, don't even play" that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Democrat- New York) who is known as "AOC" made to Greene.  

Tennessee Brando's original song "Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body" incorporates Crockett's disguised "clapback" and AOC's "baby girl/ don't even play" words along with unflattering descriptions of Marjorie Taylor Greene. Representative Greene is widely known for insulting other Representatives, and is also known for disrupting Congressional hearings and other official United States meetings such as the Presidential State of the Union. 

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INFORMATION ABOUT TENESSEE BRANDO
From https://x.com/Tn_Brando/status/1791928487055405373?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etw

"TN Brando

@Tn_Brando

Appalachian Progressive, Meidas Touch Contributor, Singer Songwriter. (He, Him)

[location] Cumberland Gap, Tennessee"
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Tennessee Brando is a White American male.

Here's information about "Meidas Touch" from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MeidasTouch
"MeidasTouch is an independently owned and operated media company that describes itself as a pro-democracy news network.[4] It is one of the most viewed and visited news networks on YouTube in the world, frequently ranking as one of the top channels on the YouTube charts.[5] The MeidasTouch YouTube channel has over 3 billion views..

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The group name and slogan come from their mother and father, combining their father's last name, Meiselas, and their mother's maiden name, Golden,[14] while alluding to the mythological Greek king Midas known for his ability to turn everything he touched into gold."...
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The words "Meidas Touch Contributor" in Tennessee Brando's description  mean that Tennessee Brando has a podcast on the Meidas Touch Network. 

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LYRICS - "BLEACH BLONDE BAD BUILT BUTCH BODY"
(Tennessee Brando, composed May 17, 2024)

She’s a bleach blond bad built butch body
Swinging for the fences good God almighty
A heat seeking missile too scared to debate
Cries like a baby when she don’t get her way.


Yes, she can dish it out
But she sure can’t take it.
Her whole damn life
She just fakes it to make it.
Nobody cares what she has to say
New eyelashes wouldn’t help her anyway.

Cuz she’s a bleach blond bad built butch body
Swinging for the fences good God almighty
A heat seeking missile too scared to debate
Cries like a baby when she don’t get her way.


Yeah, she’s out there pushing their propaganda
Can’t get it done just blame it on Brandon
She loves to talk tough and throw around her weight
Old baby girl, don’t even play

Cuz she’s a bleach blond bad built butch body
Swinging for the fences good God almighty
A heat seeking missile too scared to debate
Cries like a baby when she don’t get her way.

Yeah, she cries like a baby when she don’t get her way.
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This is my unofficial transcription of this song (beginning at 4:27 of this video. Additions and corrections are welcome. 

Here's information about the name "Brandon" in the line "Can’t get it done just blame it on Brandon":
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Dark_Brandon
"(US politics, slang, humorous, ironic) Joe Biden (46th and current President of the United States), especially used by liberals to refer to an idea of a more powerful Biden, or to point out something powerful he has actually done"
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Warning - The Wikipedia page on "Dark Brandon" includes a curse word.

Also, some other Tennessee Brando songs that are found on YouTube include profanity. 

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SELECTED COMMENTS FROM THIS VIDEO'S DISCUSSION THREAD

These comments are given in relative chronological order from the earliest publishing date in this YouTube discussion thread May 19, 2024 to May 20, 2024. Numbers are given for referencing purposes only.

May 19, 2024

1. 
@Makete100
"I love a song that tells the truth and makes me laugh. Way to go TB."

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2. @tracymetherell8744
"Love the song! I knew it was going places when I heard it!"

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3.@ronettebrown1111
"Tennessee Brando, I freaking love you dude you keep it real. There's nothing fake about you, and I have grown to  love as my brother I just want to set one thing straight, I don't care if you're a big white dude from the south with a bunch of tattoos 🫱‍🫲 I love it at the end of the day we only have one creator we're all connected and I'm so proud that you have educated yourself to learn to love others  by the content of their character l I'm going to always support your sister from another mother from Virginia BIG FACTS"

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4. @BeaPawlin-re9tj
"That is hysterical!!  Thank you, Tennessee Brando!  Absolutely priceless - - and makes it so easy to remember Jasmine Crockett's clever words!  Quite a talent you have."

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5. @ACBond-bp5uk
"From an o/seas fan . . .  I LOVE THIS SONG.  I dont follow much in American politics have to say, but I cannot now get this ditty out of my head."

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6. @bovinityleak2066
"1st time I heard this song.

Ya couldn’t see my cheers and applause for it  at the end but just ask my startled puppy"

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7.@silkyswoman
"It’s so damned awesome that Jasmine shared your song!!!"

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8. @anthonyb2282
"Thank you, Mr. Brando. I knew that people would come through for Jasmine. This black man appreciates everything you do for democracy and promoting progressive values. The internet trolls and racists thought they would have the last laugh with how they attacked Jasmine online but I knew MTG would come to rue the day she engaged in that despicable behavior. People like yourself restore my faith in America. I stand with Jasmine and AOC."

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9. @sprig5173
"The power of music shines through again."

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10. @user-cr7rw5ho3v
"AMEN!"

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11.@wendyjohnson3254
"The Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have done to you! MTG broke the rule and it boomeranged back at her! BBBBBB!!!! Thanks Jasmine Crockett and AOC! Thanks Tennessee Brando!"

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12. @thudor1
"Girl, baby GIRL!! Don't even PLAY!!!" is my new favorite AOC quote!!!"

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13. @lindap6006
"Me too!!"

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14. @sherfromgr
"I'm here in YouTube quite a bit but the first time I saw the song was on Facebook today, in a women's political group! Been sharing it to all the rest of the Facebook I'm in since then and getting lots of hilarity from everybody!"

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15. @venanziocalise946
"Raised in Bronx "don't even play baby girl is fight words."

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16. @patricktilton5377
"The title of the song had me expecting a parody of "Purple People Eater" but even though it took a different tack, it ended up at the same destination -- making MTG look like the trog she is. Bravo, Tennessee Brando!"

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17. @nicolehutchins4531
"Omg! I love love love it! We now have everything from gospel to hip hop to country highlighting Marge's BBBBBB, and I am here for it!! Thank you for everything you are doing for the pro-democracy cause."

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18. @lisasanders4194
"BRANDO!!!!  my friend, this is the very best song!!!! You are so so talented and I love all your songs but this tops them all! Congrats!"

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19. @michaelgallegos8811
"This is Wild Brando!! I knew this tune was going to take off i saw it on Instagram yesterday right on Brando"

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20. @Kim_Miller
"There's always room for a little bit of country singin'. That's a funny song. Earlier this morning I heard another parody set to the tune of The Purple People Eater, a song that came out when I was about ten years old way back in the 1950s. These parodies need to flood all the way into Congress."

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21. @loramoore2714
"Well done Brando…feels like an anti war song from Woody Guthrie…thanks again…Love ya BIG️"

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22. @AnthonyBatemanSr
"Good evening Brando love your new video bro and I love your song which you wrote about Marjorie Taylor Green. I just loved it. Thank you for sticking up for democracy bro. Love you so much and love your videos. Have a good night, brother."

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23. @bjornstahle4652
"Bleach Blonde, Bad Built, Butch Body?  Holy smokes heard that on a few channels as back ground music  (one was a video of MTG working out)!"

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24. @dvanwinkle3061
"Glad you got AOC's "Baby Girl" in there too!"

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25. @cherylj7460
"Wow! Bravo! That was great- really enjoyed!"

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26. @starlightwatcherpac4903
"Thank you for taking the time to create and record your song. So much truth. While searching I found that Patrick Fitzgerald posted the same song name but to the tune of The Purple People Eater. Thanks for you perspectives and considerations."

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27.@karenwhaley8635
"Bravo! Bravo!  ENCORE!!! Love it Brando!"

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28. @rhondastanton
"I just wanna know … did Jasmine Crockett come up with that off the cuff? That was brilliant! And it makes a catchy little tune, too."

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29. @b.comeau2597
"Toe tapping music and lyrics that made me smile! Thank you!"

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30. @gherm66
"Right on bro!"

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31. @pamalawashington9371
"I love it! No matter how popular you get, I will always remember yours as one of the voices that helped to calm and motivate us through this insane and troubling time.  I'm proud of you, and happy to share the right side of history with you."

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32. @sue27june04
"OMG! That song is awesome Brando. Thank you so much."

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33. @margaret7688
"Cute ditty TB!   I also really like Rep. Crockett. Shoots straight from the hip.   I don't think we will continue to see MTraitorG try and bully her or AOC anytime soon. Unfortunately there are times when getting down on a bully's level is called for to ensure that bullies never really win. If you love our Democracy and our country VOTE BLUE!!!"

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34. @user-ne2wd4rz3d
"Country isn't really my style but that's an Awesome song. Nice going Brando!"

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35. @BridgetKF
"A whole bunch of people are now doing remixes of this.  This song is REALLY going wild.  And tons of memes with it, too!"

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36. @TheJoycollie
"I love your song Brando. Killing it"

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37. @gamesturbator
"Warren Hollman did a funny hip-hop remix of Crockett saying "Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body" which was hilarious! Crockett has become a superstar after that interchange, and people like you deserve credit for showing it to the world."

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38. .@lucky08862
"That was great Tennessee Brando! Congratulations on your “ Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body” tune going viral and getting over 5 million views and likes!"

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39.@jeffmykytiuk5642
"I stand behind Crocket from the first time I heard her make any comments! Love her ability to put it out there and not mince words. The song is great- very clever incorporating what both Crocket and AOC said. I was also thinking yesterday about what Michelle Obama said: "When they go low, we go high." I believe, we certainly don't want to stoop to their level; however, there ARE times when you have to stand up to the bully. Why is it that people, especially people in the South, will continuously vote against their own interests, then complain that life mistreats them? I don't think they realize that the candidate they worship and support could care less about their lives and will toss them aside after their vote."

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40. @JR-pr8jb
"Like the folk music of the 60's-70's, music with a message."

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41. @gollygeez7
"Love it! I just died laughing when Jasmine gave MTG that comeback and your song will keep that wonderful moment alive for a long, long time! Keep up the good work on here and thank you."

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42. @derekharris4686
"Mr. Bando! Wow! And thanx! What a great song for these epic times. I already liked you a lot... Now I adore you! Please don't stop ever, I support most of your ideas, however the music fills my my heart. Many thanxs!!!"

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43. @olinewright6877
"Thanks for sharing the song I loved it. I have to say I have heard some other songs about the comment and I liked them too."

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44. @nicholasmills8843
"That's pure gold Mr. Brando, that made my day.

Bravo to you sir, and hope it wins you a grammy or whatever they're called these days."

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45. @dianeduck7371
"First time hearing it just love it. Was glad you added the baby girl part in there. Your very talented. Keep up the good work. I'm always scrolling till I see you then have to see what you have to say. Thanks for all you do for us."

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46. @leecrowell3198
"Great song, catchy and clever."

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47. @danielhunt3212
"That was great!! First time I’ve heard you sing and strum. You sound great. I love Meidas Touch and I always stop and listen when you pop up. You’re breaking many stereotypes of Southerners. I hate how the Right Wing has capitalized on Southern folks while simultaneously mocking them. I’m Yankee born but Southern raised so I think I have a pretty good perspective on this. The South has been voting against their own best interests for years. Keep up the great work, I’m tuned in."

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48. @edmundcasey7765
"I enjoy listening to your commentary. ..THIS SONG IS A HIT"

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49. @nectardelgado3043
"Awesome Brando!!!

Your song is great, and right on point.    You’re a great song writer and good voice too!

Thanks!"

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50. @marisabella2650
"Oh my gosh how wonderful Jasmine Crocket shared your song...I hope it got under MTG skin"

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May 20, 2024


51. @nicksmith1415
"Love it mate. Oh baby Bleach Blonde, Bad Built, Butch Body Girl. Been following you from the UK for a while. Enjoying your take on it all. Keep up the good work"

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52. @bigpoppa1fasho
"I want to make it my ringtone"

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53. @shadowlynx1958
"This song is a gem!  I love your satire!  And the chorus is perfection!"

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54. @paulineblount626
"Brando you have made my day!!! I could not stop laughing

Good job man!!"

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55. @Michael-nf1ej
"Keep pushing' brother!  We're getting there!   VOTE BLUE up and down all ballots."

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56. @CraftyGrandmaDem
"I loved your song!!!  You did so well with all the B words in a row.  I was happy you got AOC's "Baby Girl"  It was wonderful!  I'll smile every time the song plays in my head.

Vote Biden/Blue all the way down the ballot."

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57. @KCD1962
"I love your YouTube channel Brando. Keep getting after them.  Your song was fantastic.  It put a smile on my face and made me laugh.  AOC and Jasmine are great. I especially love to watch Jasmine get after Republicans.  She is so smart, knowledgeable, articulate, quick witted, and fiery. We have quite a few Democrats in Congress that are being aggressive. Which is what we need. You've said this and I can't agree more. But my favourite to watch is Jasmine."

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58. @gretatableau5224
"i love the song! esp the 'baby girl dont even play' line. you're the best"

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59. @aliciab4tyMze
"Love the song sir..this is a new camp fire banger. Had me clappin and hummin"

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60. @bwinter8523
"I'm a metalhead so I normally wouldn't listen to country but I laughed and enjoyed. Nice work man."

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61. @lauraknapp1942
"Congratulations Tennessee Brando, you nailed it!"

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62. @Gee90210
"Love country music"

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63. @westonknight7474
"yep, you killed it... Nicely done, my brother."

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64. @Gaunt877
"That is so cool Crockett liked it."

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65. @A-Milkdromeda-Laniakea-Hominid
"That's the first Brando song i ever heard bro. I been here for what you have to say, for your addiction story, and your general good vibe. Not a country music fan myself but that there is a gem. Get in a booth and add some drums and bass to it!"

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61. @richarddouglas2344
"That song was awesome I give that song 10/10"

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62. @marn6923
"Love your song! Not normally a country music fan but the lyrics raised my spirits. I laughed out loud at the line "...some new eyelashes wouldn't help her anyway..." Congratulations on its success!"

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63. @MrAngV
"Hilarious!! Very catchy tune. You rock."

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64. @deborahdavis6801
"Been seeing a lot of tunes on YouTube about this line, but you are definitely the best one!!"

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65. @susanwade4796
"Very- COOL!!! Thanks Brando, with  HUGS to ya!"

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66. @terrigo18
"Awesome Brandon!!!

My son is a songwriter also.  Some of his songs came to him so fast just like you said about this one."

Great job!!!"

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67. @joanstewart983
"I love your videos.  That song is really cool."

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68. @tammystockley-loughlin7680
"I want to add the song to my Playlist. I don't Twitter or Facebook. Positive vibes from New Hampshire,remember to be kind to each other and yourself during these trying times."

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69. @judijames4388
"I really hope MTG has heard your song!!! It's great!!"

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70. @dizzypilots2639
"Congrats Brando! Much respect."

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71, @sandburgmartin7947
"T.B. Good singing & song crafting. Guitar with that C chord base sounds good too. Singing about real things is in the spirit of Woody(Guthrie) and Pete(Seeger). Hope they are shining down on you."

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Monday, May 20, 2024

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & Representative Jasmine Crockett Were Told To "Calm Down" And "Control Themselves" During A House Oversight Committee Hearing


CNN, May 17, 2024 

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) got locked in a heated back-and-forth during a House Oversight Committee hearing on holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt.
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The portion of this video that is the focus of this pancocojams post occurs from 4:44 to 5:04. During that part of that United States House Oversight Committee hearing Representative Anna Paulina Luna (Republican-Florida) shouts "calm down" and "control yourself" to Representative Jasmine Crockett (D- Texas) and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Democrat-New York, 

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This is Part II of a three part pancocojams series about the now infamous May 16, 2024 United States House Oversight Committee hearing. 

This post showcases a video of C-SPAN footage of that May 16, 2024 House of Representatives Oversight Committee hearing, with a focus on the portion of that hearing in which a female Republican House Representative tells two female Democratic House Representatives to "calm down" and "control themselves".

It should be noted that the Representative who shouted to two other Representatives to "calm down" and to "control themselves' was is a woman of partial Mexican ancestry. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) is a woman of Puerto Rican ancestry and Representative jasmine Crockett is a woman of African American ancestry. 

Selected comments about the historical and socio-cultural connotations of those words directed to women of color are included in this post.

Click
https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2024/05/what-words-bleach-blonde-bad-built.html for Part I of this pancocojams series. That post showcases C-SPAN footage of a portion of the May 16, 2024 House of Representatives Oversight committee hearing and presents two excerpts about the heated exchange that occurred at that hearing between Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (also known as "MTG", Republican-Georgia, Representative Jasmine Crockett (Democrat-Texas), and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (also known as "AOC", Democrat-New York).

That pancocojams post also presents explanations and comments about the vernacular meanings of the words "bleach blonde", "bad built', and "butch body" that was spoken by Representative Jasmine Crockett during that hearing. In addition, that pancocojams post presents definitions and comments about the pejorative vernacular meaning of the words "Baby girl, don't even play" that was spoken by Representative Ocasio-Cortez during that May 16, 2024 hearing.  

Click https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2024/05/tennessee-brando-bleach-blonde-bad.html_ for Part III of this pancocojams post. 
That post showcases a country song that was composed and performed by Tennessee Brando entitled "Bleach Blonde, Bad Built, Butch Body". That song was inspired by the words that were spoken by Representatives Jasmine Crockett and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during that now infamous May 16, 2024 United States Congressional hearing .The lyrics for that song and selected comments from that YouTube video's discussion thread are also included in that post.

The content of this post is presented for historical, socio-cultural, political, and educational purposes. 

Thanks to C-SPAN whose filming of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate is used by all of this nation's television channels. Thanks to CNN for publishing a complete video of that C-SPAN footage of that now infamous May 16, 2024 House Oversight Committee hearing on YouTube. Thanks also to all those who are quoted in this pancocojams post.

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SELECTED COMMENTS ABOUT THE WORDS 'CALM DOWN" AND "CONTROL YOURSELF" WHICH WERE DIRECTED TO TWO DEMOCRATIC REPRESENTATIVES DURING THE INFAMOUS MAY 16, 2024 HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE HEARING

The sources for these comments are presented in no particular order and their comments are numbered for referencing purposes only. The summary statement for one of these YouTube videos are quoted before their selected discussion thread comments.

Source #1
From 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IMQ3SMF32k"House Committee Meeting Erupts In Chaos | The View"

The View, May 17, 2024

1. @kl.8992, May 19, 2024
"I don't know how, but MTG has got to go. This is embarrassing. Also, whoever that woman was who was telling Jasmine Crockett to "calm down" should be ashamed. Why do we always have to calm down when we are merely defending ourselves from the attacks of the aggressor?"
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2. @anthonyb2282, May 19, 2024
"That was Congresswoman Luna who was also parading around in NY earlier in the day at Trump's trial. She tried that tired ole "angry black woman calm down trope. " Nope, not today, Satan."

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Source #2
From 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POmT-GvaWqM "Jasmine Crockett Knocks the Karen Out of Marjorie Taylor Greene", published by Reese Waters, May 17, 2024  #marjorietaylorgreene #karen #mtg

1. @peachesandpoets, May17, 2024
"As a black woman, I'll say this: seeing Mrs. Crockett being told to calm down and being told she's out of order when she didn't start this really took me back to so many experiences at work. The amount of times a dwight woman has started shit with me and then I'm the one being told how to behave... It got to the point that if I know my supervisor will be a dwight woman, I'm not interested in the job or contract. At least a dwight man will be open with their racism.

Mrs. Crockett was minding her black business and asking relevant questions and got attacked, but because she can attack back better, it's Mrs. Crockett who is now being called ghetto online."

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2.@nancyx6390, May 17, 2024
"I haven't heard anyone calling my girl ghetto but it wouldn't matter to me because you don't mess with ghetto"

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3. @judyvargas8010, May 17, 2024
"Typical dog whistle"

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4. @doricetimko5403, May 17, 2024
"I was so happy that she refused to ‘calm down’. What bs they were laying on her"

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5. @memi510, May 17, 2024
"GOP Rep. Anna Paulina Luna can be heard telling Rep. Crockett to calm down, to which she responded, "Don't tell me to calm down because y'all talk noise and then you can't take it..."
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"GOP" = Republican

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6. @granc53181,May 17, 2024
"Yea that struck a nerve too! Been in that position as well"

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7. @lindagibbs428,May 17, 2024
"She is out of control! MTG is the one who is out of order"

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8. @nicholetaimi5331,May 17, 2024
"Yes. That took me somewhere. They are good at accusing us of being angry, out of control, and difficult simply because we responded in kind. I didn't even know there was a name for all of my encounters at work "microaggressions" until recently."

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9. @gwendolynrobinson7789, May 19, 2024
"WE KNOW HOW HEAVY KAREN HYPOCRISY WORKS...WE HAVE TO CALM DOWN WHEN YTS DO THE ATTACKING...'CAUSE  WE ARE MORE SKILLED THAN YOU AT THAT ALSO️"
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Click https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2020/03/why-becky-and-karen-are-used-as.html for information and comments about the use of the name "Karen" as a referent for White women. The title of that 2020 pancocojams post is "Why The Names "Becky" And "Karen" Are Used As Mocking/Insulting Social Referents For Certain Types Of White Females (information & comments)".

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@LaShawnH2376, May 19, 2024
"Preach"

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11. @AT-zl6dk,May 19, 2024
"Yep I’m so Happy she kept speaking and called her out

Micro aggression is so real. They do this all the time then play victim. I’m so glad Crockett got her all together.

"Marjorie Taylor Greene tried it. And she found out. During an absurdly late meeting of the House Oversight Committee, Capitol Hill Karen decided to make a mockery of the proceedings first questioning about the Judge in Donald Trump's NY Hush Homey trial, the referencing Rep Jasmine Crockett's eyelashes.

When first checked by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Greene came for her as well. Then Jasmine Crockett released the kraken in the form of a "Bleach Blonde, Bad Built, Butch Body" missile that exploded on impact.

Marjorie Taylor Greene found out. But it was then members of her party tried to play victim. And many online were all to keen to go along with it. Because that's where we are now."

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Source #3

From 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPu8vKYRxKA "What The Media Isn't Saying About The Jasmine Crockett Smackdown of Marjorie Taylor Green", published by Defiant Lawyers - Nullifying Systemic Racism, May 18, 2024
1. 
@triciahowie3653, May 18, 2024
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The condescending way MTG told Representative Crockett to calm down  infuriated me!  Also insulting Madam Crocketts intelligence made me insane. CrossFit training is so much more intellectually challenging than passing the Bar, right?!  Just the delusional air of superiority spewed from the embarrassment of the trailer park Karen’s made me sick. Madam AOC and Madam Crockett have more dignity and honor in their little finger than Margie can beg but or steal yet will never understand"

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@janfair2601,May 18, 2024
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That was Luna that told her to calm down."

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@OasisJK22, May 18, 2024
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That was Luna over talking Crockett with all that calm down, calm down, as if she were a child. Luna didn't say one word to MTG to shut her up. So glad Crockett stood her ground."

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@gregkump3639, May 18, 2024
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Luna was telling Jasmine to calm down. She is definitely just as nuts as large Marge!"
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@todayicelebrateme, May 18, 2024
"That's Karen saying "calm down"

As a black woman,  I've had white women had light me,  with these same words "calm down" after they started the fight."

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6. @klwess, May 19, 2024
"@todayicelebrateme as a white woman, I can attest to witnessing this many times. I agree with you completely."

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8.@josephinomoore4608,May 19, 2024
"@todayicelebrateme Haven’t we all? Because that’s their go-to when black folks are involved!"

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9. @chrisester2910, May 18, 2024
"Gen-X white woman here. I get tired of hearing about "angry black women". Rep. Crockett is ASSERTIVE and TENACIOUS. If she were just "angry" (even though she has a right to be pissed) she would not be as effective as she is.

I am jealous that my congressional representative is not even half the public servant that Ms. Crockett has shown herself to be."

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10. @elainedoornbos3566, May 19, 2024
"MTG yelling calm down after throwing shade is definitely a Karen move"

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11.@B_Bodziak, May 18, 2024
"What pissed me off even more was Nancy Mace telling Crockett to "calm down" in such a patronizing manner."

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12. @locadisa, May 19, 2024
"@BAW47 Nope. Luna was coming MTG's defense."

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13. @locadisa, May 19, 2024
"@elainedoornbos3566 Not Mtg. She was saying "Debate me" and "I'm not going to apologize."
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14. @creoleladee, May 19, 2024
""Gaslighting" is when one deliberately commits a rude act or makes a insulting statement toward another. When the target objects, the culprit typically insists their target is too sensitive. In this case she says Ms. Crockett  needs to "calm down".

Further, AOC could run circles around MTG intellectually. MTG is simply a brawler. As DT is her mentor, she handles herself like him, slovenly!"
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15. @arthurwatt5162, May 19, 2024
"Greene started it but when crockett defended herself suddenly the lanauage was inappropiate. Lol. Always hypocrites."

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16. @larimaramethyst5414, May 19, 2024
"Calm down calm down your outta control ,the nerve of this woman. Its derinitely a double standard.And we have to pay for this nonsense. Ridiculous."

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17.@DntHtThPlya, May 19, 2024
"They never expected the Crockett clapback."

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18. @truefacts404, May 19, 2024
"I don’t know why. She  has shown she don’t take no junk"

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19. @user-yt5ft2bn5n, May 19, 2024
"Jasmine Crocket was just trying to get  clarification and she so eloquently brought it forth for us all to see. Delightful moment in history!️"

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20. @gwenphillips1998,May 19, 2024
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MTG should have taken the advice of  her ‘friends’ from the other aisle and apologized but her pride,ego, bigotry wouldn’t allow her to Soooo Ms Crockett had to knock her down some notches. Good job jasmine"

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21.@reneemixon3994, May 19, 2024
"I respect Former First Lady Michelle Obama, but I disagree when she says “when they go low, we must go high”.  Sometimes you simply have to go low in the gutter to let the bully know, that you are not the one.  One can go low if needed, but you certainly don’t have to stay there."

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22. @Janine11155, May 20, 2024
"@kristadawson9859   Crockett was out of control shouting, it was ridiculous"

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23. @maryjackson9816, May 20, 2024
"Soma81 & Janine yall upset that congresswoman Crockett called it like she saw it.   Interesting when black folks are attacked and fight back and yall come out on the losing end you become the victim.   Put on your big kid drawers and deal with it!!!!  Crockett for President.  I expect petty remarks [smiley face emoji]

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@Janine11155, May 20, 2024
"I disagree.  She needed to calm down."

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25. @Janine11155, May 20. 2024
"@maryjackson9816   Nonsense"

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26. @archfootballman40, May 20, 2024
"This calm down you are out of control SENARIO have been initiating for centuries against those who fell privileged who actually starts BS THEN TRY TO DIVERT THE PROBLEM TO THE INNOCENT WHICH IS KNOWN AS KAREN'S THEIR IS NO ISSUES UNTIL YOU SPEAK UP FOR YOUR SELF NOW YOU ARE OUT OF ORDER ."

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Source #4
From https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnkOqzYz0jY "The crucial moment from Rep. Crockett and MTG’s heated exchange you didn’t see" published by MSNBC, May 19, 2024

1. @gilenasimons7081, May 18, 1014
"I felt it absolutely absurd that Ms Crockett be told to calm down bc she’s out of control.  Reminds me Al Pacino in his famous courthouse scene. THEY should calm down. THEY are out of control.  Amen.GB"

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@alutious, May 19, 2024
"Was it Luna that later responded? Basically, we get to insult you, you don't get to say anything back, if you talk back you are snowflakes. Or if you follow the procedures you are snowflakes, but we insist the procedures support us: "observe decorum in the house" says the person who breaks decorum the most."

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2. @princellasmith7562, May 19, 2024
"Yes, this is basically it. I was so happy to see Crockett clap back. For generations, Black people have “sat and taken it” because they were too afraid of getting in trouble at work or worse just getting fired all together."

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4. @stephaniebrooks8044, May 19, 2024
"Ikr! That "Calm Down" was condescending, and a trope!!"

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This concludes Part II of this pancocojams series. 

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What the Words "Bleach Blonde", " Bad Built', "Butch Body" Mean & How Those Words Became A Part Of The May 16, 2024 United States Congressional Rcordonal Record


CNN, May 17, 2024 

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) got locked in a heated back-and-forth during a House Oversight Committee hearing on holding Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt.
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This is Part I of a three part pancocojams series about the now infamous May 16, 2024 United States House Oversight Committee hearing. 

This post showcases C-SPAN footage of a portion of the May 17, 2024 House of Representatives Oversight committee hearing and presents two excerpts about the heated exchange that occurred at that hearing between Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (Republican-Georgia), Representative Jasmine Crockett (Democrat-Texas), and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Democrat-New York).

This pancocojams post also presents explanations and comments about the vernacular meanings of the words "bleach blonde", "bad built', and "butch body" that was spoken by Representative Jasmine Crockett during that hearing. In addition, 

This pancocojams post also presents comments about the pejorative vernacular meaning of the words "Oh girl, baby girl, don't even play" that were directed to Marjorie Taylor Greene by AOL during that May 16, 2024 House Oversigh Committee hearing..  

Click https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2024/05/representative-alexandria-ocasio-cortez.html for Part II of this pancocojams series.That post showcases a video of C-SPAN footage of that May 16, 2024 House of Representatives Oversight Committee hearing, with a focus on the portion of that hearing in which a female Republican House Representative tells two other female Democratic House Representatives to "calm down" and "control themselves".

Click 
https://pancocojams.blogspot.com/2024/05/tennessee-brando-bleach-blonde-bad.html_ for Part III of this pancocojams post.for Part III of this pancocojams post. That post showcases a country song that was composed and performed by Tennessee Brando entitled "Bleach Blonde, Bad Built, Butch Body". That song was inspired by the words that were spoken by Representatives Jasmine Crockett and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during the now infamous May 16, 2024 United States Congressional hearing.

The lyrics for that song and selected comments from that YouTube video's discussion thread are also included in that post.

The content of this post is presented for historical, socio-cultural, political,and educational purposes. 

Thanks to C-SPAN whose filming of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate is used by all of this nation's television channels. Thanks to CNN for publishing a complete video of this portion of that now infamous May 16, 2024 House Oversight Committee hearing on YouTube. Thanks also to all those who are quoted in this pancocojams post.

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TWO EXCERPTS FROM ONLINE ARTICLES  ABOUT THE HEATED EXCHANGES DURING THE MAY 16, 2024 UNITED STATES HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE HEARING

[Pancocojams Editor's Note: These sources are given in no particular order and are numbered for referencing purposes only.] 

Source #1
https://ca.news.yahoo.com/greene-called-bleach-blonde-bad-174434071.html "Greene called ‘bleach blonde bad-built butch body’ in House screaming match where ‘drinking was involved’" by Eric Garcia and James Liddell, May 17, 2024
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At a hearing to decide if US attorney general Merrick Garland could be held in contempt of Congress, Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene launched the first salvo about Democrat Jasmine Crockett’s “fake eyelashes”.

“I’d like to know if any Democrats on the committee are employing Judge [Juan] Merchan’s daughter?” Ms Greene said on Thursday evening, referring to the judge who is overseeing Donald Trump’s hush money trial. Mr Trump and other Republicans have attacked Judge Merchan as too partisan, and highlighted that his daughter has worked for Democrats.

“Please tell me what that has to do with Merrick Garland?” Ms Crockett, a freshman member of the Oversight Committee, asked.

“I think your fake eyelashes are messing up what you’re reading,” Ms Greene said.

The hearing then erupted with Chairman James Comer unable to contain proceedings for around an hour.

Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rebuked Ms Greene’s “disgusting” and “unacceptable” remarks about Ms Crockett.

“How dare you attack the physical appearance of another person?” Ms Ocasio-Cortez said.

The Republican taunted her, asking whether her feelings had been hurt.

“Oh girl, oh baby girl, don’t even play,” Ms Ocasio-Cortez retorted, leading to her counterpart mockingly adding: “Oh really, baby girl?”

Jamie Raskin, the top Democrat on the committee, also admonished her. “That’s beneath even you Ms Greene,” he said.

The back-and-fourth continued, with Ms Greene agreeing to strike her words from the record. However, she did not agree to apologise to Ms Crockett, which caused further anger in the Democratic camp.

When asked, Ms Ocasio-Cortez refused to enter a debate with Ms Greene, which resulted in the Republican’s final damning remark: “Yeah, you don’t have enough intelligence.”

Mr Comer said that Ms Greene’s insult ultimately did not violate House rules, leaving Ms Crockett scratching her head at the ruling.

“If someone on this committee then starts talking about somebody’s bleach blond, bad-built butch body, that would not be engaging in personalities, correct?” she asked the chairman.

Her question was met with confusion from Mr Comer. “Uh, what now?” he asked.

That prompted Republican Representative Anna Paulina Luna to request that Ms Crockett’s words be stricken from the record, inviting a vocal response from Democrats.

“I’m trying to get clarification,” Ms Crockett said. “Don’t tell me to calm down, because y’all talk noise and then you can’t take it, because if I come and talk s*** about her, y’all gonna have a problem.”…
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Click https://www.huffpost.com/entry/marjorie-taylor-greene-jasmine-crockett-built-body_n_664d37
to read a May 21, 2024 Update article entitled "
Marjorie Taylor Greene Responds To Rep. Crockett's 'Bad Built, Butch Body' Comment. Greene seemed to embrace the insult in an Instagram post."' by Talyler S. Mitchell: 

Here's a quote from that article:
"Yes my body is built and strong 💪 NOT with nips, tucks, plastic, or silicone, but through a healthy lifestyle,” the republican congresswoman, who turns 50 years old next week, said in the caption of a workout video in which “Unstoppable” by Sia can be heard."


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Source #2

[Pancocojams Editor's Note: This article contains one example of profanity. That word isn't included in this excerpt.]

From https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2024/5/19/2241588/-Yes-MTGs-comment-was-racist-for-many-reasons-and-I-am-GLAD-Crockett-struck-back  "Yes, MTGs comment was racist for many reasons and I am GLAD Crockett struck back!" by sepiasiren, May 19, 2024
..."When I saw folks talking about the verbal throwing-of-hands on the congressional floor between essentially three reps, namely MTG, AOC, and Jasmine Crockett (I shorthand here because, man, my fingers and eyes are cramping—lol), I did a Google search to learn more about it.

Long and short: Jasmine Crockett and Marjorie Taylor Greene exchanged barbs after the GA congresswoman made a comment about Jasmine Crockett’s eyelashes:

The comments drew immediate outrage from Democratic reps including committee ranking member Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), who moved to strike Greene’s comments from the record. That motion ultimately failed, and Greene refused to apologize.

Crockett took that chance to ask for clarification. To Chairman James Comer (R-KY), she said, “I’m just curious. To better understand your ruling, if someone on this committee then starts talking about somebody’s bleached-blonde, bad-built, butch body, that would not be engaging in personalities, correct?”

Appearing on CNN Friday to discuss the heated exchange, Crockett stood by her words, telling CNN’s Abby Phillip she had “no regrets” about what she’d said. —The Daily Beast

Homegirl never mentioned Marge by name—but everyone knew who she was referencing. A hit dog will holla, as they say.

Even Farron Balanced, which I usually like and agree with, claimed Jasmine Crockett "started" this fight:

Once again, a Black woman rises to defend herself against rebuke and attack, and once again, she is the one being targeted for shame by the press and even some allies.

[video inserted]

And seriously, who started it? Is this grade school?

But if we are going to go there:

Marjorie Taylor Green insulted Crockett's eyelashes, ergo, and appearance, i.e.:

The tension escalated when Ms Greene responded with, “I think your fake eyelashes are messing up what you are reading.” NDTV world

Before anyone says anything, I chose that particular news outfit NDTV to quote because they posted a decent video of the event and matter of fact information. The above article also references AOC’s comments and barbs. First bump to AOC for having Crockett’s back.

People can post links to other news outlets they would like to refer to in the comments below.

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So, Farron, I can't entirely agree with you here, bruh. Corkcett did not officially “start it,” hard finger quotes, but she sought to end it and, to her credit, did not even use a name in her insult—unlike MTG, who attacked both AOC and Crockett directly."...

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PART A -WHAT THE WORDS "BLEACH BLONDE", "BAD BUILD", AND "BUTCH BODY"  MEAN

Bleach Blonde
From https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Bleach%20Blonde "urbandictionary.com bleach blonde

"Bleach Blonde

An obviously unnatural shade of blonde that many girls in today's society dye their hair because they think it makes them appear "hotter" and more appealing to men when in reality, it disgusts most men and turns them away. Hair that is bleach blonde is typically ratty looking with lots of split ends. Commonly seen on girls with carrott-orange "tans" and girls who wear way too much makeup.

Heidi Pratt is a bleach blonde, her hair color is obviously artificial.

Having bleach blonde hair makes you look like a fake Barbie doll. That's not what most guys want. Most guys prefer a honey blonde or a dirty blonde over a bleach blonde.

by diirtyblondesdoitbetterrx May 25, 2010
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Bad Built

Source #1 
From 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9I1DrNGHYg "Crockett speaks out about fight in Congress with Marjorie Taylor Greene", CNN, May 17, 2024

[Pancocojams Editor's note: All of these quotes are from May 19, 2024, Numbers are added for referencing purposes only.] 

!. @edemfiadonu2444
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Beach Blonde, Bad Built, Butch Body"

What an alliteration!!! High school English teachers everywhere would be proud"

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@taniad2873
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The congresswoman should have said *Badly *

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@andrewdobson813
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@taniad2873  I strongly disagree. The vernacular form is more appropriate."

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 @aa-ng4ot
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It should've been said, "badly built ", not bad built."

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"@taniad2873  No she should have said exactly what she did because she was using a phrase common in urban spaces "bad built". I don't know why it's so hard for people to accept language changes in different groups and locations. Stop assuming there is an issue on someone else's part just because something deviates from your expectations"

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Source #2
From https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Bad%20Built

[Pancocojams Editor's Note- One of the entries for this term contains profanity that is fully spelled out in this quote.]

1. "Bad Built
being awkwardly shaped; upper body and lower body not equally proportionate to each other; having a gut and tiny legs.

Dave: You saw that sexy thing that just passed by?

Jeff: No , that girl was nasty looking.

Dave: Well , i admit she was kind of bad built."

by Maria Anna Bell May 3, 2011

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2."Bad Built Bitch

If she’s a B.B.B. It’s an acronym for a bad built bitch. When you see her, whether it’s with or without clothes the proportions are just mind boggling. No, not to be confused with a bbw or an ssbbw. This bitch is certifiably disproportionate. She may have an overly large chest but they’re deflated. Also a large midsection to go along with it with very small legs is common. They mostly look like Spongebob but can also look like Patrick. It is hard to focus on what they are saying because they will most likely be wearing something revealing. Thus further accentuating and displaying physical attributes you would rather not have seen. By all means let her be proud and confident. But make no mistake, She’s a b.b.b., triple b or 3b.

What she look like She bad? Nah bruh she a Bad Built Bitch. Her upper body is big and her legs are small.

Don’t be fooled my boy she’s a triple b, she flat in all the good parts and wide."

by MeChi6 March 19, 2022

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Source #3
From 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IMQ3SMF32k House Committee Meeting Erupts In Chaos
| The View, published by 
The View, May 17, 2024

@Xav1298,May 19, 2024
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I think was she was saying is that MTG has a barrel shaped body"
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In this comment "she" refers to Representative Jasmine Crockett and "MTG" refers to Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene.

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Butch body

Source #1
From https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=butch "urbandictionay.com-butch"
a) "butch

A (traditionally) masculine man or woman, and especially a masculine lesbian. Often the "dominant" partner in a lesbian relationship, and especially of a butch/femme lesbian relationship.

Dressing masculinely does not make a woman into a lesbian, contrary to popular belief; it's usually more convenient.

Acting masculinely only means that's the gender role that the person identifies with; it has nothing to do with their sexual life. A highly masculine man could be gay for all we know and a very feminine man could be straight for all we know, and both of these cases are frequent. 

Long, frilly dresses? Hair swept into a bun? Makeup? Silks and satins? Sweet, shy disposition? Definitely a femme. 

Short hair? Denim? Leather jacket? Nose piercings? Motorcycles? Suits and ties? Loud and aggressive? How could that be more butch?

by Lorelili February 23, 2005
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This is the top entry for this word as of May 20, 2024

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b) "butch
Masculine or Macho dress and behavior, REGARDLESS of sex or gender indentity.

"wow, that person dresses and acts in ways that are steroetypically considered masculine or macho, they are butch."
by mistress tuesday February 4, 2006
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This is the second highest entry for this word as of  May 20, 2024

"Butch body" means "a body that looks butch (masculine").

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Source #2
From https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9I1DrNGHYg

Pancocojams Editor's note: All of these comments were written on May18, 2024. Numbers are added for referencing purposes only.]

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@MH_6160
"@andrewdobson813  Using the term "butch" is a homophobic trope."

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2. @qbalee8522
"And NO, it is not homophobic.  I'm a homo and it DID NOT bother me"

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3. @zk4761
"@RhettaPeoples  That's the whole point she was trying to make, the inappropriateness of words.  It may or may not offend someone but the fact that it MAY offend someone it shouldn't be used.  I am not offended by butch because to me it's a woman with manly characteristics but I can understand to others

 it might offend."
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"She" in this comment refers to Representative Jasmine Crockett. 

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Source #3
From
https://www.reddit.com/r/WhitePeopleTwitter/comments/1cu292b/bleach_blonde_bad_built_butch_body/

1. jojothecat1995, May 17, 2024
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Serious question: is “badly built butch body” a slur? Isn’t “butch” slang for a type of lesbian? Don’t get me wrong, I love seeing MTG get flamed, but I was surprised by the use of “butch” as an insult, to describe an unattractive body."

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2. SilverPearlGirl, May 17, 2024 
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As a butch lesbian, I approve this message wholeheartedly. MTG is a total asshole who deserves all the snap backs."

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PART B - The pejorative meaning of "Oh baby girl, don't even play"

Definition #2 from https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/baby_girl
"Chiefly African American Venacular (sometimes endearing, sometimes derogatory, Friendly or intimate term of address for a woman". 

In African American Vernacular English, "Baby girl" is often used as a term of endearment. However, when 
 Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said "Oh girl, baby girl, don't even play" during that May 16, 2024 House Oversight hearing, "baby girl" was a pejorative referent that minimizes and insults the female who is being addressed.

Also, in the context that she used those words, "Don't even play" is both a warning and a statement of fact that means "Don't play games with me (don't mess with me) unless you are ready to face the consequences because I'm definitely NOT playing. (I am serious). An earlier form of "Don't even play" is "Don't even try it".

The letters "FAFO" (f--k around and [you will] find out) are often used to refer to the consequences a person will face when they do or say something that results in them experiencing negative consequences. 

Here's a comment about the words "Oh baby girl". Don't even play" from 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMnJKXTaD6E&t=9s "My Song BROKE THE INTERNET, Tennessee Brando, May 18, 2024

@venanziocalise946, May 19, 203
"Raised in Bronx "don't even play baby girl is fight words."
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Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was born in the New York City borough of  the Bronx and has lived their periodically. 

I read a multiple comment exchange about Representative Ocasio-Cortez's statement "Oh girl, baby girl, don't even play" in one of the YouTube discussion threads that I read about the "Bleach blonde bad built butch body clapback or song. However, I didn't retrieve it then and can'tfind it now. The gist of those comments was that it's common for "baby girl" to have a "put down" negative meaning in the Bronx and in other boroughs of  New York City. 

Update: May 20, 2024: Here's another exchange about Rep. Ocasio-Cortez's (AOL's) statement (All of these comments were written on May 20, 2024, Numbers are added for referencing purposes only)

From https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aSSC2OYq3nE "
What’s The Real Reason Why MTG Verbally Attacked Jasmine Crockett?", published by Karen Hunter Show, May 20, 2024

1.@excaliburofthelevant5750
"AOC is such a cornball oh baby gurl…gurl that was weak… get your dozens up"
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dozens = the insult exchange "game" called "the dozens" and other names that is mostly associated with African Americans males, although African American females (and other people) also "play" the dozens

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2. @lydiamathis6319
"That was not AOC."

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3. @muadhnate
"Nah. She was swallowing a worse word than that. Baby girl saved her."

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4. @gloriabrisco2810
"AOC was about to throw hands full Bronx style!! She's tired of MTG foolishness!!"
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"throw hands" = physically fight 

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5. 
@Terry-lh8cn
"​ @lydiamathis6319 yes it was"

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Update #2 (May20, 2024;10:22 PM
I still can't find that comment exchange that I mentioned earlier in this section, but here's another comment exchange that mentions "baby girl", AOL, and the Bronx:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMnJKXTaD6E&t=9s "My SONG BROKE THE INTERNET" * published by Tennessee Brando, May 19, 2024  

 *The song that is referenced in this title is Tennessee Brando's original country song entitled "Bleach Blonde Bad Built Butch Body".

1. @thudor1, May19, 2024
" "Girl, baby GIRL!! Don't even PLAY!!!" is my new favorite AOC quote!!!"

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2. @lindap6006, May 24, 2024
"Me too!!"

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4. @alanai1981, May 20,2024
"SHE HAD TO CATCH HERSELF FROM GOING FULL BRONX"


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