Mint has done upgrade to their financial application which now requests the ability to directly call phone numbers.
The previous offender was (and still is) The Weather Channel's application. It wants permissions to read and write SMS messages, send SMS messages, and to directly make phone calls.
There is no justification for either of these applications to have these permissions. It still surprises me the number of people who seem to be accepting these permissions. As it stands I won't be updating these applications, and if they ever disable the old version I'll just uninstall them.