Formal theoretical definitions aren't so much the way to go. So I'm going to start a purely descriptive list, cataloging the Obama policies that are labeled "socialist."
Let's start with
Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer, who this week called President Obama’s planned speech to school children an attempt to “indoctrinate America’s children to his socialist agenda,”
1) Socialists tell children to work hard and stay in school.
I think there are a lot of socialists around these days. George H. W. Bush, you Andover pinko, I'm looking at you.