Tommy Crangle Thanks Supporters And Volunteers In Tennessee State House District 27 Race

Saturday, August 16, 2014

We want to express our thanks for the out-pouring of support from the 4148 voters who voted for us. In our attempt to honor the citizens of the 27th District, we visited over 3500 homes to personally talk with all the voters we could. 

We also want to thank all the volunteers and others that showed up when needed and all the true Conservatives that believed in our campaign platform of

·         Individual Freedom and Responsibility

5in; text-indent: -0.25in;">·         Protection of Private Property Ownership

·         Protection of Innocent Life

·         Promotion of Small Businesses

·         Fiscally Responsible and Efficient Government with Lower Taxes

·         Full Employment of Tennessee Citizens

·         Support of Legal Immigration

·         Local Control of Tennessee Education Initiatives that are Student, Parent and Teacher Centered

·         Protection of Veterans, Second Amendment Rights, and Religious Freedoms guaranteed in the First Amendment, and

·         An Originalist view of the U.S. Constitution.

These are true Conservative Principles that we believe are necessary for our Nation and Tennessee to survive and thrive. 

We appreciate the many prayers that were offered up from our Campaign Prayer Team and from others who were lifting the campaign up. 

We also thank the many folks who endorsed us including current Representative Richard Floyd, and past Representatives Bill McAfee, Bobby Wood (and wife, Jeanne) and Jim Vincent (and wife, Marilyn), and Retired Admirals Noah Long and Vance Fry.  We appreciate all the folks who wrote letters to the editor of the local paper and to Chattanoogan.com in support of our campaign.  All were great and we could tell they were all heartfelt; some of the best ones were written by friends and supporters and we did not even know they were coming.  We will treasure them all forever. 

Thanks to our many donors, many of whom were small business persons, working people, students, and pensioners.  We know that money comes dearly to all of these folks and we want them to know that we, as fiscal conservatives, were very careful in spending the donations we received.

We wish success to all the Republican candidates who will be in the General Election in November.  We also want all Conservatives to know that the fight is not over to instill Conservative principled government at all levels.  If we want Conservatives to govern, we must get involved, contribute, vote, and encourage others to be involved and vote.  Please get involved and fight on for our liberty and for the United States of America.  “Those who ignore the past are condemned to repeat it.”—George Santayana, American Philosopher

With gratitude,

Tommy & Pamper Crangle


Raise Your Voice In Behalf Of Education

I am lifting my voice in support of education for our children in Chattanooga's Hamilton County Schools, to include funding and rebuilding education. On Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and via personal letter to elected officials I wish to express that until we are able to do better, do what we can. We must always be committed to education, no matter what, because "people perish ... (click for more)

311 Inefficiency

I must agree that the city's 311 system is inefficient.  I have been struggling with them for two years over various items.  The system needs auditing.  Things to look at: a.  Work orders closed without the work being done b.  The software used ---needs upgrading.  It has unnecessary redundancy as well as other limits c.  Clarification ... (click for more)

Winning Bid For Huge River Tract Near Dayton Is $4,370,000, But Sellers Not Willing To Accept

A huge tract on the Tennessee River/Chickamauga Lake near Dayton, Tn., brought $4,370,000 at auction at the site on Saturday. However, the auction firm later said the high bid was not accepted by the sellers, John and Edyth Buxton. Henry Glascock of the John Dixon firm auction firm said, "It was a gorgeous piece of property, but we just didn't quite get there. "We had a willing ... (click for more)

Olympian Kristin Armstrong Sets Course Record; Talansky Is Men's Winner

Two-time Olympic goal medal winner Kristin Armstrong won the USA Cycling Professional Time Trial Championship in a record time at the Volkswagen course on Saturday morning. She finished the 19.2-mile course in 42 minutes, 8 seconds. The time trial victory assures the 41-year-old Armstrong of a spot as one of three American women to compete in the world championship time trial ... (click for more)

Winter Leads CFC To 3-1 Win Over Jesters

The Chattanooga Football Club's Luke Winter had two first half goals to lead the home team to a 3-1 win over visiting New Orleans Jesters at Finley Stadium on Saturday.  Winter scored in the 9th and 33rd minute.  Winter's first goal came off a nice cross by Jose Ferraz.  Winter picked up his second goal after Leo DeSmedt sent a ball into the box and Winter ... (click for more)

Flames Fall In NCCAA Baseball Championship

The Lee fans waited and waited for the big hit that had ignited the Flames in five other wins during the 2015 NCCAA World Series. The hit never came and neither did the big inning in the 6-2 loss to Fresno Pacific in Saturday afternoon's championship at Prasco Park. It marked the second straight year that the Sunbirds defeated the Flames in the NCCAA final. Lee wraps up the ... (click for more)