Re: Constitution, Miranda, and Constelation Class
It's somewhat interesting that the last (and Nintendo Hard) mission of 25th Anniversary had an old nemesis of Kirk's gaining control of his planetary government and getting it to join the Federation, just so they could have the resources to build Fed starships and duplicate the USS Enterprise to ruin Kirk's name.
"My dream is to eat candy and poop emeralds. I'm halfway successful."
Catbert, Evil Director of Human Resources