I think they could cut off the subsidies for one. I am not arguing with you here but a side point is this: A lot of people think this country is capitalist and the system works beautifully but when you look at what is actually going on it isn't like that at all. Once these companies become hugely profitable and basically run the show in their sector, they lobby the government to keep them there with extra help and extra hookups and the government almost always comes through under the guise of protecting "thousands of jobs" and what not while the execs get more money. I am all for capitalism but that isn't what is happening in this country anymore. It is government bought and government payed stability for the old goliaths. Who around here even thinks about starting a potentially huge business? It isn't even a consideration these days because everything is entrenched mostly because the government is way too involved. If I were to have a hugely successful idea, my business would be attacked by competitors and government because I would risk changing the system and change is really scary to guys making billions. The truth is fortunes will be lost and jobs will be lost, but new fortunes and new jobs will be made. Everyone sees huge job losses as a bad thing but that isn't very capitalist right? In fact a lot of these large companies would have gone under if it weren't for the government helping them and stiffling the competition before "thousands of jobs are lost." There are many examples of times when smaller newer technologies almost through the telecom companies off the tracks but government stepped in with some kind of regulation. If someone somehow made a car that ran on air it would be shut down faster than you can blink because think of the job losses all over the gasoline chain and the billions of profits down the drain for government and execs.........BUT government stepping in isn't capitalist AT ALL right? But it would happen. I am telling you, the big time bankers and execs that tell you capitalism is a blessing are hypocrites, those guys are constantly trying to buy first place through the Federal Government.