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2017-07-01 15:33 by Karl Denninger
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What's The Real Story on The NY 'Doctor'?
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A doctor who killed another physician at a New York City medical center and wounded six other people before taking his own life had sent an email to a newspaper blaming hospital officials for wrecking his career, the New York Daily News reported on Saturday.

Yes, it was all the hospital's fault.

Let's see what we know.  The "doctor" was an immigrant; from Nigeria, it appears.  Reuters "mentions" that he obtained a medical degree from Dominica, but doesn't mention a few other things.

Like, for example, that his name is a muslim northern Nigerian name.  He apparently threatened to kill his co-workers, if this source is to be believed, and then carried out that threat.  Oh, and he has three prior arrests, all involving allegations of various improprieties with women, dating back to 2003.

It appears that he came to New York for the explicit purpose of carrying out this act; CBS New York says he was living in California, which certainly implies he went to a hell of a lot of trouble and this was no "random" incident.

All of this leaves far more in questions than answers.  Like, for instance, how did he get any sort of medical license at all?  How did he come to be in the United States?  I can see why you'd admit someone with an advanced degree to the United States (that sounds perfectly ok) but why was he allowed to remain once he started getting in trouble with women and having serious charges filed against him?

Where did he get the gun?  If he was a foreigner (and not a citizen or green card holder; there's no mention of whether he ever was naturalized or had permanent residency) he couldn't legally buy one, so where did it come from?  Was it bought (with all the restrictions on same) in California?  We can assume it wasn't bought in New York since he wasn't a resident there -- or at least not legally bought in New York.  Or was it, when he used to live there?  If so, was it properly documented when he moved to California (yes, they have extremely strict gun laws there.)

I could go on for quite a while, but I think you get the point -- and yet in the media, thus far, there is damn little mention of any of this -- especially on the question of why a guy who comes here and then gets arrested for sexual abuse and unlawful imprisonment wasn't immediately expelled!

So much for respect for women among the media and our government, eh?  What's next?  Formal recognition by the federal government of FGM as "appropriate" or even worse, "a matter of religious freedom"?