How safe is your DNA? 'Golden State Killer' caught because of open source DNA site.

Last week, the man known as the “Golden State Killer” was finally caught outside Sacramento, California. Exactly how investigators tracked him down after so many decades is commendable detective work, but it’s also a cautionary tale about privacy data that should give Americans pause.

In this case, the arrest of the "Golden State Killer" would not have been possible without the website GEDmatch.com. And no, it’s not a dating site for those who’ve earned their GED. On GEDmatch, people voluntarily submit their genetic information to try to locate long-lost family members. It’s unregulated, open source and free. People upload their own genetic info, then cross-reference with others who’ve loaded theirs, in hopes of finding relatives.

Investigators used GEDmatch.com to see if any of the site’s family trees matched the DNA samples they had from decades-old crime scenes. The "Golden State Killer" wouldn’t have had to submit his own DNA information for the cops to find him. They just had to find a relative who'd created a family profile on the website, then they could match the killer’s DNA to this family member’s, and narrow down potential suspects within the family.

It only took them four months of this DNA mining to get to the right family and, ultimately, the killer. He had over 100 relatives on GEDmatch.com with some percentage of DNA match.

GEDmatch says investigators did not approach them about the Golden State Killer case, but police didn’t have to get a search warrant, because the website is open source. GEDmatch warns users that their info is there for all to see.

The largest genealogy services --- Ancestry.com and 23andMe --- supposedly protect user data from outside parties. But come on, this is the age of Wikileaks. You don’t think some dark web creep can’t steal your DNA info?

The government could have a database containing the ultimate private information about you --- your DNA.

How much personal information should the government have access to? We’re closing in on a feasible future where the government could have a database containing the ultimate private information about you --- your DNA.

It’s awesome that technology finally caught up to the killer. But what hasn’t caught up, as usual, are laws regarding the use of personal information. Do we really want the government to have all of our genetic info?

More importantly, when our future A.I. rulers create a human version of Jurassic Park, do you really want a cloned version of you running around? I don’t think so.

An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

Watch the video clip below to hear Stewart explain:

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is now warning that his nation is preparing for war with China after Beijing flew a record number of warplanes over Taiwanese territory. Wu reached out to another country for help, but it wasn't the United States.

In a video, Wu urged Australia to help prepare for a possible invasion, but gave the U.S. no mention.

"The defense of Taiwan is in our own hands, and we are absolutely committed to that. And if China is going to launch a war against Taiwan, we will fight until the end. And that is our commitment. And, of course, during this period of time, we would like to exchange with other countries for security cooperation," Wu said on ABC News In-depth's China Tonight program. "We would like to engage in security or intelligence exchanges with other like-minded partners, Australia included, so that Taiwan is better prepared to deal with the war situation. And so far, our relations with Australia is very good. And that is what we appreciate it for."

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed whether or not America would do anything during such a conflict — because it sure seems like President Joe Biden is more focused on working with China to fight climate change. Plus, why did China just cut off all cryptocurrency?

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On "Glenn TV" tonight, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to reveal how the fundamental transformation of America has already begun by turning the Declaration of Independence upside down.

If Donald Trump was a dictator, then what do we call President Biden? In Biden's first nine months in office, he has already issued 64 executive orders – that's more than Trump, Obama, W. Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Reagan each issued in their entire first years in office.

You never hear the Left talk about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights any more, unless it's to "reimagine" the Constitution or slap a "harmful content" warning on our founding documents. Seriously. The National Archives said while its website label wasn't targeting the Constitution specifically, "some of the materials presented here may reflect outdated, biased, offensive, and possibly violent views and opinions." The Left finds basic, guaranteed rights so offensive they now spend all of their time on workarounds to deal with America's annoying founding documents.

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below to see Glenn outline the aggressive unconstitutional abuses "King Biden" is jamming down our throats and teaches Americans how we can defend against presidential tyranny.

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