If politics is like football, defeating Donald Trump feels more like a successful goalline stand than a victory. We need to move very deliberately in the immediate term and then press hard.
The single largest thing holding back progress in America is First Past the Pole (&, by proxy the Electoral College). Ranked Choice is our best hope to rend power from exorbitantly-funded special interests. It’s like a salary cap.
The more Democrats serve the proletariat the better they’ll fare in future elections. If they kowtow to capitalists, Trump 2.0 Xtreme Edition will dominate in 24 (including down-ticket). It’s time to fake right and go left!
git aliases are useful command-line shortcuts to save a minute or two here and there while working with your version-controlled source code (or other data).
Here’s one I’ve been using recently in case it saves you time too. It creates and checks out a new branch based on the latest code in the configured
HEAD / upstream branch on the
To use it, just add the following line to your `~/.gitconfig`
fb = "!git fetch origin && git checkout -t $(git symbolic-ref --short refs/remotes/origin/HEAD) -b"
git fb try/some-new-feature
`fb` is short for “feature branch“
EDITED 2020-07-21 to continue to work with repositories that have moved away from calling the default branch
master (Github is changing the default).