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Case-mate debuts Patriot iPod case line

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By LC Angell

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Published: Tuesday, June 20, 2006
News Categories: iPod Accessories


Case-mate has introduced its new Patriot Line of cases for the fifth-generation iPod and iPod nano. Available in stars and stripes or camouflage, the form-fit leather cases feature an inner plastic shell, a removable belt clip, screen and click wheel protectors, and a microfiber cleaning cloth. “No matter which style you choose, you’ll be supporting our troops while protecting your music,” explains Case-mate. “Whether it’s an iPod or nano case you take home, a portion of the proceeds from the Patriot Line goes directly to the United Service Organizations (USO) which serves military personnel serving around the world.”

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Cool, as long as “supporting the troops” isn’t conflated with “supporting the war.”

Posted by navamske on June 20, 2006 at 3:39 PM (PDT)


At last, an iPod case for the True American Redneck.

Posted by phennphawcks on June 21, 2006 at 12:12 AM (PDT)


The Patriot Line of iPod cases…where fine Nascar accessories are sold.

Posted by endthisfiasco on June 21, 2006 at 8:38 AM (PDT)


So I get to buy a Patriot case for a ipod that is made by slave labor over in china?

Posted by Steven on June 21, 2006 at 10:14 AM (PDT)


oh shhh people, this is a nice gesture of support for our brave men and women stationed around the world.

Posted by johnnyzen on June 21, 2006 at 11:00 AM (PDT)


Do you really think that any service member cares what type of case you have on your ipod? 

As a vetran, I can tell you that I don’t give a crap. 

If you like the case, buy it - I hope you’re happy with it, but don’t tell yourself that it’s supporting anyone.

Posted by b.mick on June 21, 2006 at 11:31 AM (PDT)


Sheesh! How on earth did you come to that conclusion reading the story or any of the responses? hmmmmm interesting.

Posted by johnnyzen on June 21, 2006 at 12:52 PM (PDT)


This might come in handy if you’re in a fox hole pointing a bead at someone’s skull.  You could have your camouflaged iPod next to you without giving away your position.

Posted by Mr. Anderson on June 21, 2006 at 2:33 PM (PDT)


Wow, how about next time, some of you guys read the article?  It’s not the case itself that’s “supporting” the troops, Case-Mate is donating   a portion of the proceeds raised from SELLING these cases to the USO (United Service Organizations)

Posted by Ar. Gabe on June 21, 2006 at 5:08 PM (PDT)


Yes.  The USO is a good organization.  If you really want to support the troops, donating to them directly would be a good way -  Personally, when they just say ‘a portion’ of the purchase will go to the cause, It smells fishey to me.  It might be .01% of the profit - who knows.

Anyway, if you REALLY want to support our troops, the best way I can think of is to vote Democrat in November.

Posted by b.mick on June 22, 2006 at 8:00 AM (PDT)


The perfect accessory to round out the jingo’s wardrobe.

Posted by proanim8r on June 22, 2006 at 9:29 AM (PDT)

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