Friday, March 03, 2006

[Miniumum payment: bad; maximum payment: worse]
Pay off some credit card debt, get yourself on a terrorist watchlist.

They were told, as they moved up the managerial ladder at the call center, that the amount they had sent in was much larger than their normal monthly payment. And if the increase hits a certain percentage higher than that normal payment, Homeland Security has to be notified. And the money doesn't move until the threat alert is lifted.

Because, you know, terrorists just love to pay off complete strangers' credit card balances.