For your liberty!
James Eyer
Candidate for U.S. Congress District 9

FAQ: Scope of the Federal Government

As stated in the United States Constitution; the scope and mission of the U.S. federal government includes:

  • defense against foreign enemies
  • declaring war, military action
  • levy taxes, to run the federal government
  • levy tariffs
  • pay debts of the U.S.
  • standardization of bankruptcies
  • issue patents
  • stewardship of the Constitution, in partnership with states
  • foreign affairs
  • treaties
  • federal judiciary (courts)
  • production of money
  • regulate interstate commerce
  • rules for "naturalization" of new citizens
  • standards of weights & measures
  • make & enforce "necessary and proper" laws for execution of federal powers

rev 7/13/04