December 2007 Marks Record 52nd Consecutive Month Of Job Growth. Publication: Business Wire Date: Friday, January 4 2008 More Than 8.3 Million Jobs Created Since August 2003 In Longest Continuous Run Of Job Growth On Record WASHINGTON -- Today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released new jobs figures - 18,000 jobs created in December. Since August 2003, more than 8.3 million jobs have been created, with more than 1.3 million jobs created throughout 2007. Our economy has now added jobs for 52 straight months - the longest period of uninterrupted job growth on record. The unemployment rate remains low at 5 percent.' http://www.allbusiness.com/economy-economic-indi cators/economic-indicators/5848024-1.html My, how far we have fallen.