Call it self-flagellation if you must, but for many of …

Comment on Australia Day: Alice’s role in it by Peter Dixon.

Call it self-flagellation if you must, but for many of us we cannot celebrate on this date.
If you read the details of what actually happened in 1788 anyway it was not the most significant.

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