Gingrich's 'grandiose' ideas

Newt Gingrich has a slew of big - and unconventional - ideas for the economy.

Newt Gingrich may capture the Republican nomination. He may not.

But one thing is for sure: Gingrich is an ideas man. And they're not just any ideas. They are big -- really big.

"You're right," Gingrich told his opponents during a recent debate. "I think grandiose thoughts. This is a grandiose country of big people doing big things, and we need leadership prepared to take on big projects."

Here are a few of his "grandiose" ideas for the economy.

By Charles Riley @CNNMoney - Last updated January 31 2012: 6:11 AM ET
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