There's an elephant in the room. Everyone can see it and hear it and smell it, but nobody wants to acknowledge that it's there. And, nobody wants to deal with it, even though it's eating everyone's peanuts and crapping on everybody. Everyone is afraid to try and do something because they might get STOMPED by the big bad elephant.
Why monopolies are bad ... A really well thought out post about monopolies and the monster that is Amazon (and by comparison Walmart and Google):