It took four days for the Republican Caucus in the Arkansas Legislature to recover enough from the shock of the Supreme Court's ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges which gave same-sex couples the right to marry in all 50 states to rally their members into a last ditch effort to keep the status quo of second (or fourth) class citizenship for the gay members of our community.
100 years ago the most famous and popular man in the silent films was George "Jack" Warren Kerrigan ( born July 25. 1879 died June 9, 1947 ) so said the magazines Motion Picture and Photoplay, as Motion Picture magazine had said the previous year when it first took a survey to find out who was the most popular actor of the silver screen. This was a title that he would hold until the United States in 1917 entered the war raging in Europe. Kerrigan was the very first true movie star, he set the stage for everyone who came afterwards.