A political prisoner is someone who is out fighting for his or her people's rights and freedom and is imprisoned for that alone.
In them days, it was just still not illegal to kill an Indian. If you killed an Indian, you'd be very unfortunate if you got probation - most of them were released immediately.
They still don't want to admit to the world that this isn't the best and the fairest and most equal justice system. And that they are guilty of railroading people into jail. They don't want to, or never will, admit these things.
Over 150 tribal nations have passed resolutions demanding that I be granted clemency. And of course millions of people just in the United States alone, and multi-millions around the world, have been supporting me.
What Bill Clinton did to us was cruel. The White House gave my attorneys indications that there was a good chance for my clemency to be granted. I had to prepare myself for being released because there was no sign that my petition would be denied.
The United States government can indict you on something, and now you've got to prove your innocence. And that's not the Constitution of the United States.
We can see who was granted clemency and why, ... The big donors to the President's campaign were able to buy justice, something we just couldn't afford.
The FBI has always supported big business and big government.