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Well, only if you intentionally ignore all of the data you have.
Land based station average temps since 1980:
I found a problem where the original data from NCDC lost the tenth of a degree place during importing. So I corrected this problem and regenerated my graphs.
Also based on emails with Dr Roy Spencer, he suggested that I remove stations that are not present through the majority of the time period analyzed. This was done for NH,SH and Tropics charts, where to be included the station had to have 240 days of data over at least 40 years from 1940-2010.

These are the updated graphs.
Global averages all stations:
The Integrated Surface Database http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/isd/index.php  is a joint project of the National Climatic Data Center, the Navy, and the Air Force, and is a combination of over 100 data sources http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/isosmtg/lott-isos-ncdc-isd.ppt .

In the first blog on this data
http://www.science20.com/virtual_worlds/blog/global_annual_daily_temperatures_19292010-81063
While standing outside in the middle of a cold night tending my telescope, I started wondering about how much heat is getting radiated into space under clear skys, that increases in CO2 should be reducing that radiation, and whether or not it would be detectable in temperature records.

I dug around on NOAA's data site looking for hourly data thinking I could get some rate of change data from say the 30's and compare that to current data. Unfortunately, that data isn't free. I did find I could download their Global Summary of Days data.

Free is free, so what the heck.