Illinois's Tamms supermax prison, built in 1998, was a scary place.
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The federal system has a supermax prison in Colorado whose denizens spend up to 23 hours a day in their cells.
For them, America has no option but to apply the other Saudi solution—and Obama said as much Thursday—supermax.
In contrast, the federal government spent $78,000 a year per prisoner at the supermax prison in Florence, Colo.
Using Google Earth, he downloaded a diagram of supermax, which he ran for five years.