I'm a Christian. My faith is important to me. I try to live it out as much as I can. There is no Jesus fish on my car. I don't listen to CCM or family life radio. If someone knows about my faith, I don't want it to be because of my T-shirt or bumper sticker.
I am not a political person. I realized a while ago that the commandment to love my neighbor was simple, direct and of upmost importance. Politics these days seem to dwell on friction. It is easier for me to focus on what is truly important when I tune out of politics.
I like to have an informed perspective and to think about things as deeply and accurately as I am able to. Knowledge is important to me, it makes other aspects of life richer, it is also portable and entertaining.