"She asked the library how she could go about banning books," he says, because some voters thought they had inappropriate language in them. "The librarian was aghast." That woman, Mary Ellen Baker, couldn't be reached for comment, but news reports from the time show that Palin had threatened to fire Baker for not giving "full support" to the mayor.Mayor Palin: A Rough Record - TIME
Here is a simple command that will take all current untracked files in your repo and append them to your .gitignore. It's not pretty or subtle, but it gets the job done.