His disappearance is rather interesting…
A Conservative Democrat, he was active in numerous civil organizations and maintained a conservative voting record in Congress. He was known for his staunch opposition to communism and believed in long standing covert efforts by powerful US groups to bring about a socialist world government.
He served as Congressman in seventh district of Georgia. He was re-elected four times and served from January 3, 1975, until his disappearance, on September 1, 1983.
An admirer of Austrian economics, he was an advocate of tight monetary policy in the late 1970s to get the economy out of stagflation. He was also a passionate advocate of laissez-faire or market based policies.
In 1980 Larry McDonald introduced American Legion National Convention Resolution 773 to the House of Representatives calling for a comprehensive congressional investigation into the Council on Foreign Relations and Trilateral Commission.
McDonald was considering a run for the US Presidency as a Democrat.
“The drive of the Rockefellers and their allies is to create a one-world government combining supercapitalism and communism under the same tent, all under their control…Do I mean conspiracy? Yes I do. I am convinced there is such a plot, international in scope, generations old in planning, and incredibly evil in intent.” – Larry McDonald
Larry McDonald was a former chairman of the John Birch Society.
“He was the most principled” man in Congress – Ron Paul
Interesting stuff… just thought I would share and create some conversation.