If the government was limited to the enumerated powers specified in Article I, Section 8, the budget would show a huge surplus. These enumerated powers cover only those functions performed by the Departments of State, Defense, Treasury, and Justice.<quoted text>
No, I'm not wrong. You said we should eliminate "every federal department and function" not specifically authorized. The entities and departments I mentioned are not specifically authorized.
If it makes you feel any better, we can dissolve the USMC and USAF and return them to their former homes in the USN and USA.