Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, warns that the United States will become a third world nation if the federal government does not enforce its immigration laws.

Speaking to “The Sean Hannity Show,” the Republican lawmaker said the country will be destroyed if the U.S. continues to allow thousands of immigrants to cross the border illegally.

“You’ve got to follow the law. You cannot bring hundreds of thousands of people in this country without destroying the country,” Gohmert told Hannity. “Then there’s no place that people can dream about coming.”

Gohmert stated that it’s the government’s job to defend the U.S. “against anybody that would overwhelm the country and bring it down.”

“It’s always been such an irony, though, that people would flee a country that’s got . . . drug cartels, people that ignore the law, or bribe people to look the other way,” Gohmert said. “So they don’t have jobs there so they come to the United States because we’ve mostly been a nation of laws where the rule of law matters. But then once they are here, they say now we want you to ignore the rule of law, which ironically is like the country they came from.”

Gohmert continued: “Either we’re going to enforce our law and remain strong economically and otherwise, or we ignore the rule of law and go to being a third world nation.”

Gohmert’s comments come as President Barack Obama announced Monday that he will not rely on Congress and take executive actions to fix much of the immigration system as he can on his own.


Obama said that House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, informed him last week that the House would not be taking up immigration legislation this year.

{snip} The Central American migrant surge, along with the surprise defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor at the hands of an upstart candidate from the right who accused him of backing “amnesty,” helped kill whatever chances remain.

Boehner blamed Obama for the outcome.

“I told the president what I have been telling him for months: the American people and their elected officials don’t trust him to enforce the law as written. Until that changes, it is going to be difficult to make progress on this issue,” he said. Boehner called Obama’s plan to go it alone “sad and disappointing.”


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  • David Ashton

    Keep it up!

  • Publius Pompilius Quitus

    “You’ve got to follow the law. You cannot bring hundreds of thousands of people in this country without destroying the country,” Gohmert told Hannity. “Then there’s no place that people can dream about coming.”
    Of course, millions of immigrants do follow the law, and they are making the USA a third world nation just as much as do illegal aliens. The only difference between legal and illegal immigration is a piece of paperwork; both have the same effects. Likewise, Gohmert misunderstands immigration a bit. Even so, he is one of the best Republicans on the Hill, and I’m glad that he said something as right as this.

    • Mary

      That’s one of the most damaging myths out there, that the illegals are “bad guys” and legal immigrants are all goodness and light. They both cause immeasurable harm in many ways.

      • John R

        I would prefer an illegal Swede to a legal Mexican or Salvadoran. Point taken.

        • SaggyGenes

          Agreed. And I’d prefer all of the above to more American-born blacks.

          • John R

            That too!

    • The Final Solution

      We have to stop admitting people based on family ties. We are the only OECD country that does. That policy does not fit a modern advanced country.

    • ElComadreja

      We need an indefinite moratorium on any and all immigration and then a return to pre- Hart-Celler standards when and if it’s resumed. We aren’t duty bound to turn America into a Hispanic cesspit no matter how much our leaders want it.

  • Louie, you don’t quite understand.

    “Third World Nation” is the point. It’s the desired end game.

    Once you get that, then I recommend you do a palace coup against John Boehner.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      The transformation of the US into a third world country will bring the elites so much closer to their vision of universal equality. This vision involves turning everyone, except members of the cosmopolitan elite, into wholly interchangeable and disposable pawns at the mercy of the multinational corporations.

      • Marc Zuckurburg

        What you just said right there, those were lyrics to a song that was played at my wedding.

        I told the DJ to turn the volume up.

        • me

          Yeah, Marc. It has a good beat, but can you dance to it?

          • Marc Zuckurburg

            Who’s the old goy in that pic?

            I bet he was in with Hitler somehow.

            Doesn’t matter anyway, nothing he ever did helped me make money.

          • David Ashton

            Now who would make a better portrait – Golda Meir, Groucho Marx, Meyer Lansky, Menachem Schneerson….?

  • Frank_DeScushin

    Gohmert’s comments are completely logical and accurate. The media will denounce those comments as the racist ramblings of an old, white man. The media will stress Gohmert’s whiteness as they rail against his alleged racism.

    • Sick of it

      The irony of such a statement is that if old white people were to become as racist as they used to be, this whole mess would stop rather quickly. They drank the Kool-Aid.

      • John R

        Yes, fitting analogy.

      • GeneticsareDestiny

        Yep. All the old white people I know love diversity and would be happy to welcome virtually unlimited numbers of immigrants because they “came here for a better life” or “we’re a nation of immigrants.”

        At the same time, they worry about the economy and about their children and grandchildren’s financial prospects, but they don’t seem capable of connecting the two issues.

      • ElComadreja

        Not all of us.

  • MekongDelta69

    Thank you Louie – appreciate the honesty, but don’t forget – our dictator has a pen and a phone and a copy of “Rules For Radicals.”

    • Remember, though, his pen and phone can become our pen and phone one day.

  • ncpride

    Not only will this unplugged invasion of the US bring this nation to it’s knees, White America will suffer the most for it. Liberal loons will continue to hand wring and moan about ‘wealth disparity’ between Whites and minorities blaming ‘White racism’ when in fact we have millions of unskilled, uneducated, non English speaking, low IQ Mexicans flooding us, but somehow, bleeding heart Whites can’t seem to make this simple connection. So, of course they will continue to take from us to give to them on the grounds of moral superiority until there is nothing left to take and we are ruined.

    • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

      They. Virtually ALL minorities nurse historical grudges of one sort or another. When they have political control of whites they will remember.

    • The Final Solution

      South America is a never-ending source of the disadvantaged.

  • JackKrak

    “….WILL become….”

    Try “have become”

  • IstvanIN

    You can not have chaos and civilization. Simple as that.

  • jayvbellis

    On the plus side, I just spent the last 45 minutes “chatting up” two amazingly hot, very smart University of Chicago graduate students one from Chile and one from Columbia . They were dressed in bikinis.

    • John R

      I prefer White women, especially blondes, thank you.

      • LACountyRedneck

        I remember once being with a woman just like that, then the damn alarm clock went off.

        • John R

          HA HA! I hear you!

      • ViktorNN

        There really isn’t any competition, is there?

        • John R

          No, there ain’t by a long shot!

        • ElComadreja

          That’s why they’re always going after our women.

    • jayvbellis

      One of the South American women was very White, the one from Chile.

      • John R

        They are rare exceptions then. Let’s face it: White people of northern European heritage are the most attractive people in the world, and very very few of these immigrants fit that bill. This is reality, not a Hollywood film.

        • Bossman

          When the Miss Universe Contest is on, most of the winners are usually from Latin America. How do you explain that?

          • IstvanIN

            The white or nearly white ones, not the wise latinas.

          • John R

            And one of the Miss America winners was a BLACK WOMAN! PLEASE! Do I even HAVE to EXPLAIN THAT! No, disrespect, but this isn’t YouTube; I expect the comments to at least have some intelligence, dear moderator.

          • Whitetrashgang

            Cosmetic surgery.

          • bilderbuster

            Third World judges.

          • John R

            No, liberal judges. “We have to have a person of color as the winner. Come on, if we have a beautiful blonde woman win every time, people are going to complain and say we are racist.”

          • antiquesunlight

            Yeah, like what happened with Miss America. Do you remember the Indian girl that won? Her whole program was based on the “benefits of diversity” or some nonsense. How could she ever lose?

          • Bossman

            America did not readily accept this East Indian as representative of the country but Hispanic-looking women are winning beauty contests almost everyday in the USA and internationally. The current Miss USA is Hispanic so was last year’s winner.

          • Bossman

            The judges are usually the top people in the fashion and modelling industry.

      • me

        Well, you’re obviously going to have a fun time when your South American ‘hottie’ starts looking like her mother. Three hundred pounds and one mustache later….

        • Bossman

          This woman has the typical look of a South Pacific islander. That type is found mainly in the South Seas.

          • me

            Oh, rly?

          • anony

            She probably has a very nice personality. Look into her eyes.

    • MBlanc46

      They were taking grad school places at a first-rate university that could have and should have gone to native-born Americans.

    • me

      Good for you! Now, go make some babies that don’t look anything like you and will hate your entire family….your mom, your dad, etc. Idiot.

  • Dave4088

    “But then once they are here, they say now we want you to ignore the rule
    of law, which ironically is like the country they came from.”

    Yes, they will just go about recreating the third world sinkhole whence they came while clamoring for a share of our “unearned” wealth and and race based privileges. These people aren’t dittoheads in the making or Paultard libertarians nor will they ever be.

  • antiquesunlight

    “…So they come to the United States because we’ve mostly been a nation of laws where the rule of law matters. But then once they are here, they say now we want you to ignore the rule of law, which ironically is like the country they came from.”

    Well said. Whites, and to some extent Asians, are the only people capable of understanding the importance of rule of law. Hispanics and Blacks only think in terms of short term self-interest.

  • RisingReich

    The Pres is about to clearly break the law and bonehaed is “sad and disappointed “.
    Well don’t cry, boner.

    • Shawn_thefemale

      Clearly break the law – AGAIN.

  • disqus_Xz3UA6obwj

    Third world countries are the way they are because of the people who live in them, not because of their location. There is no reason what so ever to think these people can perform any better here then they did in their native land and to believe otherwise requires blind ignorant faith.

    • Sick of it

      If they all came to our lands and we went to their nations of origin, we could create a veritable paradise on Earth, while our formerly advanced nations would crumble in a generation.

      • GeneticsareDestiny

        Yes. South Africa and Zimbabwe are prime examples of whites moving to a formerly poor area of the world and making it prosperous, which immediately collapsed back into poverty when white people were forced out.

        Detroit and many other American cities are examples of third worlders moving into a formerly rich area of the world and plunging it immediately into poverty, which does not and will not go away until they are removed.

        • Sick of it

          I can’t help but think of Utah. We can carve out a nice nation in some harsh terrain. They only seem capable of ruining a natural paradise.

    • The Final Solution

      Whites are the measurable variable. Look what we did with North America and Australia. Imagine what we could do with our own planet.

    • SentryattheGate

      Their continuing poor performance in school adds to your argument, and adds to the white man’s burden!

      • Dave West

        Some scientists think it may be possible to “terraform” Mars and make it into an earth-like planet, capable of sustaining human life; maybe that’s our ticket out!

        • Andross

          Shame about the radiation, though.

  • John R

    No argument here. But, sadly, there are still special interest groups-of both parties-that benefit from Third World immigration. Unfortunately, our government represents those interests, not ours.

  • NotTooSwift

    I have been visiting certain right-wing websites for a couple of years. I find it difficult to agree with many commenters that the far left want to see our economy collapse so that new system will arise from the ashes under which we are totally dependent upon the government. This makes no sense to me.

    It makes no sense to actually believe what has happened to our formally great cities is in any way positive.

    My theory, or perhaps wishful thinking, for the past several years is that whoever is really in control is attempting to create a white mans’ Pearl Harbor or 9-11. We are just about there. A sleeping giant is being awakened. The white man/woman in the US is becoming well armed. The animosity among whites toward blacks in the US is at levels I have not witnessed in my 68 years, not to mention our feelings toward Muslims.

    The stockpiling of arms by Federal agencies is unprecedented. I do not believe this is being done to suppress and control the white man, as many right-wing conspiracy theorists believe. It may be just the opposite. Whatever is happening is quite frightening. I would hate to see bloodshed in our streets, but what else are “they” preparing for?

    One consolation is the fact that there are many sensible active duty and retired high-ranking military personal who clearly know what is happening and have the means to prevent it.

    I hope I am making sense.

    The United States of America needs a correction, beginning in Washington, DC. Perhaps the only way to make this correction is via military intervention, not necessarily violent. Something must be done about Special Interest Groups, corruption, term limits, et al. Congress is not going to fix itself…ever. They will need help and there a lot of patriots with the means to get the thing fixed.

    End of rant.

    • John R

      I don’t know how long you have been on American Renaissance, but I for one, have already answered that question a number of times.
      1. Liberal Democrats like Third World immigration because it increases the very demographic groups that will vote Democratic and will demand more government social programs. This liberal politicians will provide by taxing the remaining productive (and White) population.
      2. On the other side, the Republican Party is really dominated by pro-business people, not true conservatives. They like Third World immigration because it will debase the wage structure in the country. Some people benefit from immigration economically: People who own businesses and those in a position to hire labor. Most workers, of course, are hurt.
      So, powerful special interests on both sides of the aisle have a vested interest in not controlling immigration, legal and otherwise. These, hope that answers your question.

      • Exactly right, but overarching that is a tiny tribe of religious-ethnic supremacists who perceive a vested interest of their own: ensuring the demise of the white majority, and not coincidentally having all the other groups at one another’s throats. Divide and Conquer.

    • Sick of it

      Patriots have had the vote for quite a long time now. They consistently vote for “the lesser of two evils” completely misunderstanding the purpose of voting or the intent of the Founders. Those who cling to corruption will breed more corruption, regardless of their so-called intentions. Yours is the world which must pass away before we can see the light again. No more compromises.

  • The Final Solution

    The dam has already burst wide open. Too late to stop it now. It’s like a stampede on black Friday. This country has abandoned all sanity. We have a standing army of more than 3 million troops and none of them are being ordered to the southern border, yet we had around 4-500,000 in Iraq and 28,000 on the North Korean border. Obviously this is all happening intentionally.

  • Bossman

    How important is this Gohmert guy anyway? He looks like a clown and he believes that Obama was born in Kenya.

  • Anon

    Lol….you all WISH this was the probable outcome of “immigration”. You actually believe the “diversity” canard and allow yourselves to worry about impossible outcomes while ignoring the far more serious REAL outcomes.
    Other races pouring into a nation do not mean the character of that nation will change. When has that ever happened in human history? Never. Instead, what the repeating historical pattern is, is war. One way or another, the events happening right now are a prelude to a serious, SERIOUS, racially oriented war of the type not seen in hundreds of years, since white people became supreme on this planet.
    Most white nations and the western concept of society are FINISHED…..a complete failure….not even able to keep up the pretense of maintaining the status quo. White people are still the main human resource on the planet but without white supremacy our governments are unable to maintain peace…unwilling even.
    So…there will be war. We won’t start it but we will fight it. And by will, I mean, eventually, it will come directly to your door and you will be drafted and hung for cowardice if you refuse (that also is a repeating historical fact, by the way).


    Gohmert is pro-amnesty and pro-open borders. This is just grandstanding.

  • Says it all that even when a member of congress says something obviously sane and true, if you read the original article, the Multicultural Marxist mainstream media must repackage it within Utopia-speak. You know, that wonderful Senate immigration reform bill that failed to pass last year, that was of course actually a huge amnesty bill, and also included a massive increase in legal immigration, and, hey, all that money for improved enforcement–that, as with earlier amnesties, would never have been implemented.

  • dd121

    What will happen is exactly what the left wants to happen: the American civilization to be subsumed by the third world.

  • MBlanc46

    A Third World America is surely what the Left want, and the corporate elite don’t care, as they see the white working class as no better than Mexicans (perhaps worse, as some working class whites still believe that the workman is worthy of his hire).

    • Dave West

      High amounts of third world immigrants bring poverty and stupidity this leads to low performing schools, increasing income inequality, charges of racism aimed at whites, and reliance on social welfare. Third world immigration is the best thing that could of happened to the left; they have a never ending supply of “victims,” “underserved” students, and poor people to rally for.

  • Dave West

    I welcome this type of talk, unfortunately it always ends with illegal immigration and never addresses the problem of high non-white immigration. The only person to do this in recent times was Virgil Goode and of course he was shouted down by the usual suspects on both sides of the aisle.

  • ViktorNN

    I hate to rain on the parade of those who like what Gohmert’s saying here – but this is just standard issue colorblind conservative B.S.

    Here’s what a truly, explicitly pro-white politician would say:

    “While this country is a ‘nation of immigrants,’ we white people descended from European ancestors are a distinct group of people who have the right to self-determination no matter where we settle. And as a majority within the borders of the country known as ‘The United States of America’ we are well within our rights not to allow in Mexicans or any other non-white people.”

  • Hy Alldredge

    Sorry Louie but we’ll become a third world nation if they come here legally, too. Legal status doesn’t magically change a Mestizo peasant into a productive white citizen.

  • Albert

    The funny damn thing here is this, we don’t need a fence or border security- all we need to do is enforce the immigration laws: It is illegal to hire them and illegal to sell or allow them to rent property. If we enforced those laws, they would have no reason to come here.

    • Sick of it

      If we left a mess of bloody pulp on the border, none would dare try to enter our country illegally. Ever.

    • FransSusan

      Also, if we stopped supporting them they’d stop coming here. No need for a fence— just don’t give them US taxpayers’ money!

  • me

    He outlined it in his autobiography. Just like Mein Kamph, he laid it all out, in black and white, for all to see. The swarthy hordes, along with the self-loathing Whites, voted him in TWICE. Our enemies are many…..

  • ElComadreja

    The keys have already been handed over. That’s what the coronation of Obama was about. There’s a nasty little secret though. Those blacks and browns hate each other. They just hate us more.

  • propagandaoftruth

    He could bust out an “Operation Wetback” any time he so decreed. Call it “Operation Send 20,000,000 Lifelong Potential Democrats home”.

  • CelestiaQuesta

    Taco anyone?

  • Ringo Lennon

    No kidding, Louie, I’ve known that for twenty five years.

  • John R

    Good question.

  • John R

    Yes, almost sad. Our civilization that is now “Gone with the wind.” Look for it only in old memories.

  • LHathaway

    The US Could become a third world nation. . . to continue on with the humor. . . We must remain vigilant or the government Could take control. . . .

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    I think the regulars handled him pretty effectively, don’t you?