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Judge: David-Wynn: Miller
| It's not even|
a good idea
|I have a theory,|
which is mine
David Wynn Miller, (or Judge: David-Wynn: Miller as he prefers) is a Milwaukee-based tax-avoidance activist who claims exemption from income tax liability on dubious grounds of lack of jurisdictional applicability. Miller, who styles his name with colons and a hyphen as :David-Wynn: Miller, is the originator of an incoherent ideology that invokes a supposedly mathematically-based variation of the English language. Among his claims is that he discovered "the mathematical interface in the truth that certifies all 5,000 languages, frontwards and backwards", and he once introduced himself at a seminar by saying "My name is David hyphen Wynn full colon Miller".
"Full Colon Miller" believes that inserting punctuation into one's name changes one's legal status, a common pseudolaw practice. Specifically, he believes that this turns one into a "prepositional phrase", as opposed to a citizen, and thus exempts one from having to pay income taxes.
Similarities to some of Jared Lee Loughner's disgruntled writings and YouTube videos focussed new international attention on Miller's strange contentions in January 2011.
 Legal acumen
Miller appears in courts around the world on behalf of others, claiming to be a judge eligible to practice anywhere on the planet. He makes assertions such as that the dots between the words of the motto on the New South Wales coat of arms in a court mean the court has no jurisdiction. Judges are more patient with him than they should be.
| The plaintiff’s action against the defendants is for a debt alleged due for a computer system and accessories. It is difficult to describe the nature of the defence or counterclaim.
 The counterclaim consists of 97 paragraphs, over 26 pages. It was apparently drafted by a friend of the defendant Mr. Shandler who has a somewhat idiosyncratic approach to English grammar. For instance, he has deconstructed the outline of the defendant by counterclaim prepared for this hearing, breaking it down into its constituent parts of speech. According to the helpful code he endorsed on the outline, the three personal names forming the title of the defendant law firm, Douglas Symes & Brissenden, are respectively an adjective, a pronoun and another pronoun.
 This is how he writes
|FOR THE FORMS OF OUR PUNCTUATIONS ARE WITH THE CLAIM OF THE USE: FULL-COLON=POSITION-LODIO-FACTS, HYPHEN=COMPOUND-FACTS =KNOWN, PERIOD=END-THOUGHT, COMMA-PAUSE, AND LOCATION-TILDES WITH THE MEANINGS AND USES OF THE COMMUNICATIONS WITH THE FULL-COLON OF THE POSITION-LODIAL-FACT-PHRASE WITH THE FACT/KNOWN-TERM OF THE POSITIONAL-LODIO-FACT-PHRASE AND WITH THE VOID OF THE NOM-DE-GUERRE = DEAD-PERSON.|
- ↑ SPLC Intelligence Report, 'Full Colon Miller', Spring 2003
- ↑ The Guardian, Gabrielle Giffords shooting: Gunman linked to grammar 'judge'
- ↑ http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=2084
- ↑ http://web.archive.org/web/20001109002000/http://www.dwmlawprocedures.com/
- ↑ http://www.canlii.org/en/bc/bcsc/doc/2001/2001bcsc111/2001bcsc111.html
- ↑ Click here for bleeding eyeballs.