On Wednesday’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” conservative talker Laura Ingraham made a bold call on how to confront problem of immigration in the United States, in particular regarding the flow of illegal aliens through the U.S. southern border.

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Partial transcript as follows:

INGRAHAM: OK. First thing you do is start deporting people not by the hundreds, not by the dozens — by the thousands. And that means entire families. Not just a father, a mother. But we keep families unified by deporting all people who are here illegally number one.

O’REILLY: Wait, logistically who gets deported? Do you go door to door? Do you search them out?

INGRAHAM: Wherever we find people who are not supposed to be in this country legally, those people have to go back to their home country. But families should be sent together.

O’REILLY: Do you have an active federal police force seeking them out?

INGRAHAM: The way if used to work, Bill, and the way Eisenhower did it is federal, state and local, they worked all together. They didn’t demonize each other. They didn’t oppose one another. They all work together for the common good much the country. I think it can happen again. It will be really positive. We are not picking and choosing. Where we find illegal aliens they have to go home. Keep families together that’s number one.

O’REILLY: Mass deportations, that’s number one. What’s number two?

INGRAHAM: Thousands not hundreds. Number two, we have to stop visas and stop foreign aid to country who is will not repatriate the citizens of those countries that left and came to our country illegally.

We’re saying this of Guatemala, Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, some of these South American countries. If they don’t agree to repatriate their citizens back home and stop sending signals implicitly, explicitly that people should come here, then they get no more foreign aid. We stop all visas from those countries from coming in. This is a crisis, and we have to deal with it in a serious way.

Number three, there has to be an end to this thing called birthright citizenship. Some people call it anchor babies. It’s not required by our Constitution. It does not require a constitutional amendment. Harry Reid was for this about 15, 16 years ago. He went on the Senate floor proclaimed that we should end birthright citizenship. So that should go. We also should have severe penalties in place that are enforced, Bill, against employers who knowingly hire illegal immigrants who undercut the American worker and the legal immigrants who want to earn a decent wage. Severe civil penalties. If they have to be criminal penalties for successive violations, we have to do that.

I think [Charles] Krauthammer is right. We need a wall and/or a fence in the places along the border that is practical. We have to absolutely have that in place.

I think no welfare for households that house illegal aliens. That’s a big magnet — food stamps, disability, obviously the concern about ObamaCare. That’s critical. We also have to make sure that bank accounts, housing, people who can rent houses, if you’re in the country illegally, why are you allowed to enter into a rental agreement to live in this country? That should not be allowed.

There are a lot of common sense steps that we can take that take the magnet away. We enforce the border with the national guard. We work with border states at a federal level. We don’t time lawsuits against border states when they actually want to enforce the border. I think those are some common sense steps.

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  • TruthBeTold

    It’s our immigration polices (family reunification, no deportations, etc) and our lack of enforcement that encourage illegal immigration.

    They know they can come here and there will be no consequences.

    Bring back enforcement and consequences and this invasion will stop.

    The problem here is that they don’t want this invasion to stop.

  • “Deportation” = Enforcing immigration law. How radical, how extreme.

    “End birthright citizenship.”

    I read an article on Breitbart that states that doing so would be as easy as straight up Federal legislation. The reason is that there has been no Supreme Court decision as such to find that birthright citizenship is part of the 14th Amendment. As it stands right now, via Federal legislation, children born in American territory to foreign ambassadors, foreign heads of state or foreign military prisoners are not American citizens. If Congress can legislate those carve-outs to birthright citizenship, they can extend it a lot further.

    • So CAL Snowman

      They were somehow able to repeal Prohibition with the 21st Amendment but they curiously never got around to protecting the native born American population by repealing the birthright citizenship clause of the 14th Amendment. I’m starting to understand why some of the Founding Fathers objected so vehemently to the inclusion of the Bill Of Rights (the first ten amendments) to the original Constitution. All of these amendments have diluted and destroyed the original power and intent of the Constitution.

      • The main arguments that Madison et al made against a formal BoR were: (1) The 1787 Constitution as written before amendments did not give Congress the power to violate anybody’s rights, and (2) Including a list of rights would make targets of those very listed rights on the part of future despots, and (3) A listed BoR would also be dangerous because of what might be left out.

        The reason the Anti-Federalists turned out to be correct in the long run, and why there needed to be a BoR, is that as it turned out, the original 1787 Constitution did give Congress the authority to violate rights, unbeknownst to its authors. It’s called the interstate commerce clause. Imagine what public affairs would be like today if the Feds had the ICC at its disposal but no BoR to restrain it.

        • So CAL Snowman

          Great explanation. It’s my understanding that the ICC is only able to run roughshod over the states because of a never ending cycle of judicial review that purpsely fails to check the power of the Fed Gov.

          • anony

            “Boy they exploited that loop hole rather quickly!”

            The key word is “exploited”.

            The Constitution was written in the “plain language” of the day so that the “man on the street” could understand it, and thus, vote for it.

            The exploitation of that “plain language” by TPTB to attain their ends has been egregious, and treasonous actually.

            Shame on the Judiciary for allowing it to happen. Our Constitution is a dead letter.

    • RisingReich

      Be careful here. They might just “carve out” citizenship for anyone of “traditional racist European descent”. Don’t worry though, you’ll still have responsibilities of citizenship like paying ever higher tax rates, you just wont enjoy any of the rights.

      Darn near this way already anyway.

      Think I’m nuts? Look at what’s going on in this Country right now. The majority of people would have called someone nuts predicting this current state of affairs even 10 yrs ago.

      • If anyone is ever going to be able to do any carve-outs, it will be us, not them. The other side will never allow for carve-outs.

        Though I think the founding documents are terminally ill anyway, only a matter of time. I just hope that someone who thinks like us has control of the pen and the phone at the time someone declares time of death on the 1787 Constitution.

        • Sick of it

          I didn’t realize it was still alive. One can be arrested for making spurious threats in an MMORPG.

        • Zaporizhian Sich

          That probably has happened already, when a hostile non-white alien was elected president back on Nov. 2008.

    • Pro_Whitey

      I understand that under current policy even diplomats’ kids born here are given U.S. citizenship, just showing how far off base the policy is. I think anyone born here of illegal parents has the sufficient claim by another country that they are not subject to the jurisdiction of the U.S., as the 14th amendment requires.

  • Mass deportations of illegals and an end to birthright citizenship is a start.

    However, we need to completely remove all non-whites from America, as they are all here illegally. The Immigration Act of 1965 was not voted on by the American people and is therefore illegal. This means that all non-whites in America are here illegally, and must be repatriated to their ancestral homelands.

    We will secure a future for white children.

    • italian guy

      “Mass deportations of illegals and an end to birthright citizenship is a start. However, we need to completely remove all non-whites from America”
      Same thing in Europe, mass deportation is the only answer against this invasion.

      • kenfrombayside

        Let’s start where ole fugly Abe Linkin left off. Colonize the knee grows to the muddehland. They will go first. Trillions of our money and integration have not made -and will never – a harmonious multicultural society. The status quo of the last 50 years has got to end.

    • Steven Williams

      Any territory north of the US-Mexico border is WHITE TERRITORY! But, how do we repatriate Native Indians and Hawaiians to their ancestral homelands?

      • Triarius

        I have no issue in giving them an amount of land for their own country that is applicable to their population size, but they’ll never take it because it would end all their welfare benefits.

        • Chasmania

          I’ve worked around and with a lot of the tribes in Oklahoma (I was an actual non native american vendor for several tribes) and the agitators making all the noise for reparations are few and far between, and seem to be composed mainly of the northern plains tribes.

    • Einsatzgrenadier

      Contrary to what our traitorous elites tell us, globalization is not inevitable. The effects of mass third world immigration and multiculturalism are completely reversible. Time to return America to the way it was before civil rights and mass third world immigration.

    • Roger Noah

      You are nuts. It is ideas like “deport all non-whites” that make White Nationalism an abomination to decent whites and non-whites. Even people who want the white race to grow and prosper along with other races. Yes, I am a paleo-conservative and I support Laura’s ideas. I also support Brimelow’s idea of an immigration moratorium. And I do wish whites would have more babies rather than committing ethno-suicide. In order to gain mass acceptance, white nationalism must DETOXIFY ITSELF. Tibetan nationalists have similar goals but no one despises them. However, most decent and courageous folks will not touch white nationalism (even with its legitimate ideals) with a ten-foot pole – not out of political correctness, because legitimate white nationalism has been corrupted by a lunatic fringe.

      • JohnEngelman

        This is so well reasoned that you deserve more than an up vote.

        One does not get places in politics by changing people’s minds, but by articulating and channeling sentiments that already exist.

    • JohnEngelman

      The United States is a representative democracy, not a direct democracy. By your reasoning the only laws that should have legal standing are those passed by referenda.

      Also, what about blacks? When they were brought here the slave trade was legal.

  • Manaphy

    Before the 1960’s this was considered common sense. Now it’s called “racism”.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      “Common sense” or standard operating procedure.

  • MekongDelta69

    Ted O’Baxter (O’Really, O’Reilly) is TOTALLY against deporting illegal aliens.

    Unless someone’s going to be on who I want to see, I can’t even watch him anymore. He thinks all knowledge springs from his brain and no one else can get in two sentences without being interrupted and being condescended to.

    Besides, every time he would come on, I’d have to switch to watching him on my 1,200″ HDTV, because the size of his head would explode the screen on any smaller TV.

  • willbest

    It shouldn’t be hard at all to deport 5,000 people a day. And after a couple weeks of doing it publicly you will have people voluntarily deporting themselves just so they can keep more than what they can stuff into a bag in the 15 minutes the nice men with guns give them to pack their stuff and leave.

    • Chasmania

      Start by hitting WalMarts and other grocery stores with immigration checks. I know if you go look at a WalMart in Waxahachie Tx on a Sunday, you’ll see loads of no-English Hispanics dressed in their best and doing a little shopping with the familia. Also target EVERY single lawn care service and you’ll nail significant numbers of ‘heads of households’.
      Incentivize thru rewards a system of narcing out, perhaps rewarding with citizenship anyone who turns in 20…50 or more illegals. All it would take is a little creative thinking and time, coupled with the political will to do the job.

      • RisingReich

        The more than obvious congregations of round n browns located in the parking lot of every Home Depot and Lowes in CA.

        The same congregation located outside of Labor Ready staffing agencies…

        The list is obvious. We know why nothong is being done – this is was the plan all along..

      • Nonhumans

        Even more effective, get them at the hospitals schools and social service offices. Enforce a national database check at those places and scores of them will be picked up very easily. Past that, grocery and retail stores and then extensive policing of the barrios that they’ve already set up here.

    • TruthBeTold

      Our government has the money and resources to fly them and bus them across the US but they can’t fly them and bus them back home.

  • The power elites want more chaos to further drive down wages and reduce opportunity for the white middle and working class. Until the power elites are disempowered, all this talk is just talk. It’s focusing on the symptoms, when what we need to be talking about are how to overthrow the power elites.

    Malcolm X advocated violence, Anders Breveik actually did it. There may or may not be nonviolent ways to seize power from the elites, but I always preach withdrawing support from the System. Grow your own food, homeschool, avoid paying taxes into the System, pull the plug on cable TV and sports. Support local white businesses while avoiding muzzie convenience stores, and all businesses owned by members of other tribes.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Disempowerment is not enough, destruction of the power elite is required along the lines of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution. There will be no other way to seize power from these alien, hostile elites.

      • Chasmania

        Alas, force seems to be required. I don’t see the likes of Obama, Hillary and their ilk going quietly. Likely as not their response to any real threat would make a Mao or Stalin either proud, or cringe in horror.

        • anony

          Those you name are merely “front” people; they are not the real power. The real power is “the money power”.

          It was, IIRC, Mayer Amschel Rothschild who famously said, “Give me control of a nations currency and I care not who wins elections.”

          • Chasmania

            But as front people they are the ones ‘in power’, so thus must be removed, regardless of shadowy figures in the background.

          • anony

            Yes, but simply removing those “in power”, as you state, does not fix the system. The entire system needs changed. We need a “fundamental transformation”.

          • Chasmania

            And therein lies the conundrum. Who decides what transformations, and what are they ?
            I do so like our enumerated powers Constitution, we just have the bad luck to be living in a system that’s spent 150 plus years wiping its tail end with it. Lets get the bums out first, then see what and who needs ‘attention’.

          • anony

            OK! Let’s do it!

          • Chasmania

            Audaces fortuna iuvat .

      • That sort of thing quickly gets out of hand.

    • anony

      We know pretty much the source of the power…the fed and it’s member banks. So TPTB have essentially unlimited $$ ( given that the fed creates money from thin air) to achieve their goals. They also have very long range planning ability.

      I agree with you that we need to “strike the root”, but unless massive numbers of Whites do what you suggest, it too is pointless except on an individual basis.

  • Luca

    Jobs and benefits; that is why they come here. They work for cash and seek out any benefits, any way they can. Cut out these two incentives and the gravy train stops. Simultaneously move a few military bases down on the border. Our tank, infantry and artillery units can always use some good desert warfare training.

    • RisingReich

      Jobs? Oh yeah ‘jobs’. Got it.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    Mass deportations would be easy if the National Guard were activated.

    • Sick of it

      Even easier if they allowed volunteer citizens to do the job.

    • coco bongo

      Cut off all federal and state aid to illegals, mandate prison sentences for those who knowingly employ illegals, and they will deport themselves.

      • Triarius

        Arizona tried something like that.

        • SentryattheGate

          Yeah, and AG Holder spent our taxpayer $$$ to fight AZ in court, rather than spend that time and $$$ to protect the border!

      • LACountyRedneck

        I remember a website a few years back that listed companies that hire illegals. “Wehirealiens.” If you knew a Co. that hired illegals you can submit the company’s name and they will post it on their site.

      • Diversity Fatigue

        That would be the most cost effective approach. If they can’t get welfare or a job they would have little choice but to head south.

        • SentryattheGate

          But they could still sell drugs and prostitutes! Or make babies with mudsharking American girls.

  • Dave4088

    Looks like some in conservatism, inc., are moving away from the usual milquetoast analysis of illegal immigration and actually calling for action other than tax cuts and enterprise zones. It’s a start, but we need to deport millions, not thousands, especially when we have anywhere from 12 million to 35 million aliens squatting in the U.S. depending on who you choose to believe.

    • Nonhumans

      I think they’re more numerous than even 35mil. I think upwards of 50-70mil. just look around theyre everywhere! I live in a little rural country town and I would estimate that theyre 10 to 15 percent of the population here!

      • tlk244182

        Yes, that 35 million figure has been around for ages. I bet there’s 35 million in the SW alone. Just stand on the corner and look at the color of the people driving by. Every 5th person is White. Census is lying and has been for a while now.

    • anony

      Never happen. The power elite want these people here, and they get what they want. They don’t care at all what you want or what “The People” want.

      We have no power unless we act en masse, and I don’t see that happening any time soon.

  • SentryattheGate

    Big talk, but talk is cheap! This (20 million+) invasion has been going strong since the mid 90’s, while the press ignored it! 20 years ago, Californians in 1994 tried to protect themselves, after politicians refused, with a grassroots referendum, paid for with the Money and time of those concerned citizens. Even though they won with a 66% vote, their rebellion was “slapped down” by one judge, who decreed that Californians MUST pay for illegals’ education, healthcare, and public assistance! That was a big GREEN LIGHT to illegal immigration! 20 years ago!

    • IstvanIN

      How did we ever get to be ruled by judges?

      • Zaporizhian Sich

        Thank the likes of Sotomayor, Kagan, Ginsberg, et al.

        • IstvanIN

          Predates them by several decades.

      • Chasmania

        This is a problem that goes back to Hamilton.

        • anony

          Excellent point. Read about where Hamilton came from unless you already have.

  • John R

    Makes a lot of sense. So of course the Federal Government won’t do it.

  • Marc Zuckurburg

    It’s not time for any of that.

    It’s time for open immigration by the billions. End deportations. Work visas for everyone.

    And that’s comprehensive immigration reform.

    All together now:

    Make my immigration reform comprehensive, please!

  • IstvanIN

    Bounty Hunters might do the job.

    • Roger Noah

      White nationalism is such a massive failure because of idiots like you.

      • SoulInvictus

        Why, Boba Fett would be awesome on border patrol…

        (You’re kind of obnoxious to be a brand new commenter lecturing someone with some 8,000 posts worth of participation, but do tirade away and tell us how it should be done…)
        Welcome to AmRen.

        • Roger Noah

          Follow the example of Israel’s Sinai border fence. No one has been able to breach it.

          Use e-verify (or stronger versions thereof) to ensure that only legal residents and citizens get jobs. Limit renting to legals and tourists.

          Track people leaving the country as well as people entering. We are on the few countries who do not do the former.

          • Roger Noah

            Feed the illegals, give them water and facilities for showering plus emergency medical care. But do not give them access to lawyers. Send them back into Mexico, do not waste plane tickets to fly them back to Central America.

          • Roger Noah

            Deport them ASAP but respect their humanity while doing so. Believe in the brotherhood of white folk, and in the cousinhood of all humanity. If whites are are brothers and sisters, all humans on this planet are our cousins.

          • M.

            Wise stuff.

          • anony

            Speak for only yourself. I claim no “cousinship” with any but my own kith and kin. You sound like a “citizen of the world”. I reject that kind of “goodie two shoes” thinking out of hand.

          • Katherine McChesney

            Cousinhood?

            What a ridiculous suggestion.

          • anony

            And exactly why do you think the Mexicans would allow us to dump Central Americans into their country?

          • anony

            “Follow the example of Israel’s Sinai border fence. No one has been able to breach it.”

            That is patently untrue. I have worked in the Sinai, and can tell you first hand that the Bedouin breach it on a nightly basis smuggling cars from Israel into Egypt. It’s been happening for decades.

  • NoMosqueHere

    An immigration moratorium and a massive fence on the mexico border are necessary but we would need strong right wing conservative control of the house, senate, and presidency to make it happen.

    • Roger Noah

      Agree, but be careful of what you mean by “strong right wing conservative”. You do not want a neo-con like Bush 2 or any other person beholden to the military-industrial complex or to foreign lobbies. You mean “paleo-conservative” I hope.

  • MBlanc46

    That’s three out of three.

  • Anglo

    I don’t think any thing in this country can begin to change without a new, strong pro-White political party to take control.

  • A Freespeechzone

    While I agree with what she advocates—-it will NEVER happen.

    Congress and politicians IGNORE the demands of the electorate and will pander to the illegal vermin to retain power.

    There are not enough Americans, in my opinion, who would literally put it ‘all on the line’ to stop this brown invasion…….

    I hope I am wrong……….

  • Jack Burton

    Nothing significant is ever going to be done with our current system, it’s just not. We need our own ethnostate, it’s the only way we an survive long-term. Otherwise, Brazil here we come.

    We’re so far beyond just shipping people back, that will make no real difference other than political discussions.

  • mobilebay

    We’ll never get anywhere as long as Washington doesn’t understand the difference between “immigrants” and “illegal aliens.” We can always do without illegals and at this time in our troubled history we need a moratorium on legal immigration until we have someone in charge who knows that we are not the world’s dumping ground.

  • tlk244182

    “I think these are some common sense steps.”

    Our problem is not that we cant figure out what to do.

  • Peter Connor

    Ingraham for President.

  • bubo

    Birthright citizenship has always been invitation for women to immigrate illegally. There is an entire underground industry for just that purpose. I can’t think of any other first world country that has such an absurd policy.

  • Epiminondas

    I would add that throwing into prison a few high profile, wealthy employers of illegal aliens would also be beneficial. I would love to see a member of the Tyson family or a Beverley Hills millionaire or two doing time. Most efficacious.

  • Sanity.

  • anony

    Good luck with that plan. Mexico looks at their borders much differently than we do.

  • Conrad

    Laura Ingraham for President, maybe even Dictator.