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April 12th, 2011
09:45 PM ET

Who's Helping Japan's Dogs?: Join the Live Chat

You asked for it and we're got it. We'll give you an update on the effort to help Japan's dogs. Plus, Congressman Michele Bachmann's headline-grabbing comment about Planned Parenthood. We're Keeping Them Honest. And, we'll have tonight's other headlines.

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Scroll down to join the live chat during the program. It's your chance to share your thoughts on tonight's headlines. Keep in mind, you have a better chance of having your comment get past our moderators if you follow our rules.

Here are some of them:

1) Keep it short (we don't have time to read a "book")
2) Don't write in ALL CAPS (there's no need to yell)
3) Use your real name (first name only is fine)
4) No links
5) Watch your language (keep it G-rated; PG at worst - and that includes $#&*)


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soundoff (179 Responses)
  1. Cathy King DVM PhD

    World Vets, an international veterinary aid organization based in Fargo, ND has veterinarians in Japan who are providing care for the animals left homeless or abandoned by the tsunami, including dogs rescued from the Fukashima exclusion zone. We have also shipped >18,000lbs of pet food, veterinary supplies and shelter supplies to help the animals in Japan.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:59 pm |
  2. Merl, Ohio

    Good night Anderson, Team 360, Nina, Krasi, BettyAnn, and all. May our prayers go out to all in Japan. Animal and human.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:59 pm |
  3. Starr, formerly known as vincent

    Thank you Anderson & Team 360 for another well balanced show.

    Good night fellow writers. Love this blog!

    Snookies salary should be donated to poor families.

    Rediculist, how can i say how much i Love it.
    Anderson, your comments are wonderful and often well deserved. LOL & LOL again for tonights list and thoughts

    April 12, 2011 at 10:59 pm |
  4. Paula, Colorado

    Snooki is perfect for the Ridiculist. Great program tonight, Anderson!

    April 12, 2011 at 10:58 pm |
  5. Lori

    Good night and sweet dreams

    April 12, 2011 at 10:58 pm |
  6. Sharon Hastings

    I wonder what Dr. Drew would have to say about Snooki's advice? Seriously, it's all a pretty sad commentary on our TV choices. I guess the "old men" might be in favor though. Ridiculous is Right!!!

    Good night everyone. See you tomorrow night.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:58 pm |
  7. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    Good Night Everyone! Anderson, that was so funny!

    April 12, 2011 at 10:58 pm |
  8. Kenya

    This jersey shore business and how much they get paid, I really don't care. They are making their living. What disturbs me is society that continues to embrace this nonsense. Until society stops supporting and watching this rubbish then please don't shake your heads when you hear how much they are paid.
    Goodnight.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  9. tony

    Anderson you have a great show keep up the good work

    April 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  10. MaryBeth

    I love Anderson! His whole attitude during the Snooki thing was hilarious!!!

    April 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  11. Janis

    At least Snookie took our minds off the dogs for now.

    Good night, everyone. Good blog tonight.
    Thanks Anderson and AC360 staff.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  12. Nina

    Good Night Anderson, Team 360, Megan, Starr, Merl, Mike, Krasi, Betty

    Have a wonderful evening and week
    Great program Anderson Cooper

    April 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  13. Casey Jones - Palm Springs, CA

    Michelle Bachman...Snooki...Donald Trump...what do these three have in common? They're pretty much equal in my book (my unpublished book).

    April 12, 2011 at 10:57 pm |
  14. Nicole Netherlands

    Thankyou Anderson and 360Team for the follow up on that particular dog, and all the other animals stuck in the radioactive evacuation zone.

    It has been over 4 weeks, over 145,000 people evacuated...
    But these animals can't take care of themself in any way, especially inclosed in homes or chained!!.
    So sad, thanks again, wish you brought better news about them though.

    Good night

    April 12, 2011 at 10:56 pm |
  15. Chi

    Haha 😀 Cant believe in my ears!

    April 12, 2011 at 10:56 pm |
  16. Krasi, Houston

    I can't watch this!!! There is a reason I hate reality shows and her show is on the top of my list. What does this tell about the culture we live in?

    April 12, 2011 at 10:56 pm |
  17. Carolina

    Thank you, Anderson, for reporting on the animals abandoned in Japan's radiation zone. The more publicity these animals get, the better their chances for somehow getting at least food and water. And if this publicity keeps on coming, maybe, just maybe, these animals will be evacuated too. Please keep following up on this – the way you followed up after Katrina. And thank you again and again and again for caring.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  18. MaryBeth

    LOL!!!! Love the quotes!!!!!

    April 12, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  19. Chi

    Come on! Show up and throw up? 😀 Andersonnnnnn! Andersoonnn!

    April 12, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  20. Janis

    Wait a minute – I didn't act THAT way...I take it back. Yow – she's a wild one.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  21. Dave from CT

    Just watched footage of Snookie.
    It's offical: class is dead.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  22. BettyAnn, Nacogdoches,TX

    Hahaha funny ridiculist. I want Snookie's job. .. with a little more class. lol
    Great show tonight! thanks and Peace to all!

    April 12, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  23. Lori

    After seeing Snookie in action, I have realized that I have really wasted my life.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:55 pm |
  24. Casey Jones - Palm Springs, CA

    OH...MY...WORD. That quote from "Snooki's" book....YIKES! Wow AC, you really surprised me tonight! I'm pleasantly surprised. 🙂

    April 12, 2011 at 10:54 pm |
  25. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    That's her "you should have put a ring on it hair do!"

    April 12, 2011 at 10:54 pm |
  26. Jo Ann, Ohio

    I don't want to know anyone who would watch Snookie, let alone pay to hear her "speak"!

    April 12, 2011 at 10:54 pm |
  27. Chi

    Andersonnnn! Snookie is ok. You like her or not? 😀

    April 12, 2011 at 10:53 pm |
  28. Robert

    When you have a dog, its a member of the family, one that is dependent on you. How could you leave it behind, even worse, chained up so it has no chance at surviving? Sad seeing the dogs, even sadder seeing how how little the owners thought about their pets.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:53 pm |
  29. Janis

    When I acted that way when I was younger, all I got was judgmental stares and tsk, tsk...$100,000 – wow.

    April 12, 2011 at 10:53 pm |
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