A dirty secret of congressional military spending is that when the government allocates billions in spending, unnecessary, wasteful, and parochial interests quickly find their way into the legislation.
The problem of the European Union has never been a lack of monetary and fiscal stimulus, but rather an excess of these. This has failed to produce real growth, and now we're getting more of the same, but even bigger.
Michael Milken was a threat to the complacent Wall Street cartels established by the New Deal. So ambitious prosecutors like Rudy Giuliani saw an opportunity to get in good with Wall Street by taking him down.