A minor beef with JSON::decode

I think this ship has sailed. :-/

However, it looks like you can set ActiveSupport.parse_json_times to
false:

  https://github.com/rails/rails/blob/3-2-stable/activesupport/lib/active_support/json/decoding.rb#L6-7

And it won't try to parse dates:

  https://github.com/rails/rails/blob/3-2-stable/activesupport/lib/active_support/json/decoding.rb#L19-23