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That depends on your definition of "socialist." Social Security and Medicare are financed by participants and their employers, so in that sense are probably not socialist. Medicaid, which is financed by public funds (taxes and borrowed money), could probably be considered socialist. However, in that sense, fire protection and law enforcement could also be considered socialist.

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